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February is National Parent Leadership Month!

February 02, 2016 9:49 AM | Susan Shaffette (Administrator)

February is National Parent Leadership Month!  The FRIENDS Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is excited to offer you resources to recognize and celebrate the parents in your state, community and local programs!  Here are some materials and ideas that will help you reach out and thank the parents who make your CBCAP efforts so successful! Many of these materials are available in both English and Spanish. Consider using them this month and throughout the year. Resources:

  1. National Parent Leadership Month certificate:  A customizable award that you can download and fill in for the parent leaders you are recognizing
  2. A Recipe for Growth:  An example of how to nurture and develop parent leaders
  3. Tips for Practitioners:  Insights and wisdom from the PAC on what has helped them grow in their leadership role as well as suggestions of how parents and practitioners can join together to support parent leadership

Additional resources including Public Service Announcements, media strategies and talking points are available by clicking the link to the Parents Anonymous NPLM toolkit: http://parentsanonymous.org/assets/NPLM_TK_All.pdf  FRIENDS is a service of the Children's Bureau and a member of the T/TA Network.

Resource Files:

NPLM Recipe for Growth

NPLM Recipe for Growth (Spanish)

NPLM Certificate Recognizing Parent Leadership

NPLM Certificate Recognizing Parent Leadership (Spanish)

NPLM Tips for Practitioners

NPLM Tips for Practitioners (Spanish)

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