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How to get Parents to How to get Parents to Parent meetings, Parent meetings,
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Amberly HaneyAmberly HaneyGovernance Coordinator Governance Coordinator
Community Action Partnership of KernCommunity Action Partnership of Kern
Recognize Performance Standards Recognize Performance Standards Be aware of ideas to increase parent Be aware of ideas to increase parent
involvementinvolvement Network and Learn together Network and Learn together Recognize the value of working together Recognize the value of working together
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Why do we have Parent Meetings?Why do we have Parent Meetings? 1304.50 Program governance.
(a) (iii) Parent Committee. For center-based programs, this Committee must be established at the center level. For other program options, an equivalent Committee must be established at the local program level. When programs operate more than one option from the same site, the Parent Committee membership is combined unless parents choose to have a separate Committee for each option.(2) Parent Committees must be comprised exclusively of the parents of children currently enrolled at the center level for center-based programs or at the equivalent level for other program options (see 45 CFR 1306.3(h) for a definition of a Head Start parent).
What is a Parent Committee? What is a Parent Committee?
e) Parent Committee. The Parent e) Parent Committee. The Parent Committee must carry out at least the Committee must carry out at least the following minimum responsibilities: following minimum responsibilities:
(1) Advise staff in developing and (1) Advise staff in developing and implementing local program policies, implementing local program policies, activities, and services; (2) Plan, conduct, activities, and services; (2) Plan, conduct, and participate in informal as well as and participate in informal as well as formal programs and activities for parents formal programs and activities for parents and staff; and staff;
Parent Committees provide every parent Parent Committees provide every parent of an enrolled child with the opportunity to of an enrolled child with the opportunity to assist in the development of activities that assist in the development of activities that address their interests and needs and that address their interests and needs and that support the education and healthy support the education and healthy development of their children.development of their children.
Why do we need Parents?Why do we need Parents?
Shared Decision Making Shared Decision Making Vital Part of Program Vital Part of Program InIn--Kind Kind Ideas, Support, Networking Ideas, Support, Networking
Parent Meetings Parent Meetings
When should we hold When should we hold them? them? Where should we have Where should we have
them? them? Who should be there? Who should be there?
How can we make our meetings How can we make our meetings exciting? exciting?
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Parent Meeting HelpsParent Meeting Helps
How to get parents to meetings? How to get parents to meetings?
A penny for your thoughtsA penny for your thoughts
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What are the What are the differences? differences?
Ideas for SuccessIdeas for Success
Themes Themes Activities Activities Speakers Speakers
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Parents are the Key to the Program, we Parents are the Key to the Program, we need the input, the decisions, the need the input, the decisions, the involvement, and most of all the FUN! involvement, and most of all the FUN!
Coming together is a beginning.Keeping together is progress.Working together is success.
- Henry Ford
Amberly Haney, Governance Coordinator
Community Action Partnership of Kern