• Parent U Uplift Parent University 

    Mission of Parent University at Uplift is 
    • To connect families to the larger network of experts in their school and broader community
    • To help families navigate the road to college and beyond with access to the resources at their disposal in their community
    • To build trust among all stakeholders to accomplish a common goal, scholar achievement

    About/History

     

    Uplift’s Parent Universities are collaborative programs, organized by Uplift schools, district partners, teams of parents, and local community organizations for collective impact in the communities we serve. Any leadership team can put one together.

     

    Parent University can be a day-long summit or a year-long series. The goal is to ensure that participating families’ and schools build trusting relationships and gain the necessary knowledge and tools to strengthen the scholar, parent, teacher triangle. By providing and connecting families to a larger network of experts and resources in their community, Parent University helps families navigate parenting, the education system and the transition to college and beyond.

    Parent University

    To see a Parent University in action, click on the following

       
     

     

     
     
    Sample Agenda 

    8:00 – 8:55 Childcare Drop-off (Court Yard) & Registration & Morning Snack

    9:00 – 9:05 Welcome

    9:05 – 9:15 Keynote Speaker

    9:15 – 9:25 Parent Alumni & Alumni Keynote Speakers

    9:25 – 9:30 Introduction of Breakout Sessions & Send-Off

    9:35 – 10:25 1st Session

    10:35 – 11:25 2nd Session

    11:35 – 12:25 3rd SessionUplift Williams Parent U Tech

    12:35 – 12:45 Survey

    12:45 – 1:00 Raffles

    1:00 – 2:00 Resource Tables & Lunch

     

    Sessions can include the following

    - Uplift’s Road to College Program

    - Accessing and Navigating PowerSchool

    - Cyber Bullying

    - Parenting in the modern world

    - Social Emotional Wellness

    - Literacy Tips for Primary and Secondary

    - Using and Creating and E-mail Address

      

    Dates

    Uplift Peak- Saturday, September 27

    Uplift Meridian and Mighty- Saturday, October 4

    Uplift Heights- Saturday, October 18

    Uplift Hampton- Saturday, November 1

    Uplift Williams- Saturday, November 15 (tentative)

    To find out how you can help bring one to your campus, contact Cynthia Dominguez (cdominguez@uplifteducation.org ) at the Central Office.