Glenbard Hispanic Parent Leadership Academy to explore college readiness
Sep 30, 2016 9:25 AM - The Glenbard Parent Series: (GPS) Navigating Healthy Families will present In the Driver's Seat: A Hispanic Parent Leadership Academy in Spanish with Lourdes Ferrer on Friday, Oct. 14, at Glenbard East High School. Parental involvement is the leading indicator of student academic achievement. Empowering parents so they can play a significant role in their children's education is key in efforts to increase Hispanic students' academic achievement. Ferrer, a Hispanic academic achievement and parental involvement specialist, will explain the competencies that parents demonstrate when they "sit in the driver's seat" of their children's education. Parents will learn how to increase students' college and career readiness and tips to graduating college with the least amount of debt.