parent engagement

VIDEO: In Indianapolis, These Parents Are Standing Up for Children

In Indianapolis Public Schools, over 50 percent of children are in D and F schools, our children simply aren't learning. As a graduate of Stand University for Parents, I now facilitate a training course for parents across our school district because I know that parents getting organized is the key to success. In this video, you'll see the power of Stand to elevate and empower the voices of parents to turn around Indianapolis Public Schools one school at a time and bring our students closer to reaching their full potential. https://vimeo.com/151445032
Photo courtesy of Stand for Children Indiana.
Ashley Thomas grew up in Indianapolis and her desire to educate others was evident at a very young age by her entire family. She became a tutor for children in her neighborhood and went on to attend Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. She has her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification through Purdue University. She is now the family engagement and organizing specialist for Stand ...

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