Parent Leadership Academy News

February 6, 2019

Welcome to our New Participants that attended the Make-up Session!

Yesenia Suarez & Sandra Gallegos

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Whew! There sure is a lot to know in Navigating the School System, huh? As you have questions, please continue to reach out and ask. Part of navigating the school system is being proactive and learning all you can and questioning what is unclear to you!

Below you can download Thursday nights presentation, "Navigating the School System." as well as the Connecting Activity: Family Conversations!


I know many of you were surprised at all the different school acronyms that Nicole shared during the last course. Did you know there are many more than the ones she shared?

Want to learn more? Check out these sites that contain an alphabetical list of acronyms that are important to know while your kids are in school.

Texas Project First

Texas Education Agency

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San Antonio: Developing a College Going Culture at Home

San Antonio College is excited to welcome you on their campus!

Date: Friday, February 8th

Time: 9:00 a.m.--11:30 a.m.

Location: Visual Arts Center (VAC) room #120.

Parking: Parking on Fridays is easy and you will not need parking permits.

Message from Abby:

The Class will be held in the Visual Arts Center (VAC) room 120.

We will provide refreshments (coffee and pastries). Everyone who attends will receive a tote bag. We will have door prizes!

Click on the link below to view the San Antonio College Map.

Have questions about Friday's course? Email Abby Gonzalez or call: 210-486-1456.


Tip: After each course, take the time to record a summary statement of your learning, additional questions you have so that when you are ready to put your portfolio together, you've already done most of the work! Also consider taking picture that you'd like to add to your portfolio.


Everyone has agreed to commit to following these each time we meet together.

1. Cell Phone Etiquette:

  • Keep phone on vibrate or silent; and
  • Step out of session to take calls.

2. Be respectful when others are speaking.

3. Allow presenters to share their expertise.

4. Be mindful of the time we have together.

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