The Parent Empowerment Program is a culturally responsive parent-centered approach to increasing parents’ advocacy and expectations for the success of children.
“I Got the Power”-Parents have the power to shape the early development of their children’s lives. The program draws from this notion to engage parents in achieving this goal with their children.
Session 1: The Power of Love. What does affection look like to you?
Session 2: The Power of Follow Through. What does consistency look like to you?
Session 3: The Power of Respect. What does consideration look like to you?
Session 4: The Power of Praise. What does regard look like to you?
Session 5: The Power of Redirection. What does guidance look like to you?
Session 6: The Power of Presence. What does engagement look like to you?
Session 7: The Power of Exposure. What does immersion look like to you?
Session 8: The Power of Healthy Living. What does lifestyle look like to you?
Session 9: The Power of a Positive Outlook, What does a positive attitude look like to you?
Top photo: Dr. Mack Hines
(center) and parent liaisons meet for first time this year. From left, Ms. Shannon Green-Payne, Southeast campus; Ms. Pamella Thomas, Southwest campus and Early Childhood Center; Ms. Anna Medina, Northeast campus and Ms. Leidy Martinez, East campus.
Material compiled by Ms. Pamella Thomas, parent liaison at The Varnett School Southwest and Early Childhood Education.