Parent Leadership Academy News

February 20, 2019

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Portfolio Work Day (Optional)

Lizet is hosting an optional Portfolio workday for those of you that want to gather and start working on your portfolios!

Date: This Friday, February 22nd

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

Location: SAISD Pickett Academy Cafeteria


There will be basic supplies available for you to use (stapler, hole punch, paper, copy machine, etc.). If there's something you need, check with Lizet to see if it's available.


Please RSVP to Lizet so she knows who to expect and how much materials to gather.

Strengthening Academic Success Outside the Classroom

Did you miss last week's class on Strengthening Academic Success Outside the Classroom? Download the handouts and materials below!
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Covey's 7 Habits of Successful Families

Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Success Families


Date: Thursday, March 7th

Time: 9:00 a.m.--3:00 p.m.

Location: ESC-20 in the Magnolia Room (2nd Floor)

*1 hour lunch break will be provided. You can bring your lunch,

purchase lunch at the ESC-20 cafe or go offsite.*


Reminder: Participation in the 7 Habits of Successful Families is non-negotiable, meaning you must attend this course in person in order to graduate. Why? We consider this course a strong foundational course to develop leadership skills and successful elements for your family that are critical.


If you are not able to attend the March 7th session, the training is also being offered on Wednesday, April 3rd at ESC-20, 9:00 a.m.--3:00 p.m. The April session is open to any family/parent in Region 20 so it will be a mixed group.


If you have any questions, please let Kimberly know.

You will receive your name tag & ESC-20 pad folio during the next course!

Elective Courses

Just a reminder that you need to at least choose 2 elective courses to complete the Parent Leadership Academy in order to graduate.


All elective courses are offered at Region 20. If you are unable to attend in person, the elective courses are also available via webinar. The webinar is live (same time as face to face training).


Note: If the training is offered via webinar, it will have a webinar Session ID# and you must register with this ID# to receive the webinar link.


Upcoming Electives Remaining in February!


Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

Bullying: Tips for Parents


Never before in history have parents had to face so many challenges when raising their children. Bullying is a serious issue and becoming more prevalent in schools today. Learn the characteristics of someone being bullied and how to recognize signs of students who bully. This training will provide participants with early intervention techniques to help prevent bullying, which one day may save your child.

**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, February 25th. **


Session ID: 53103

Webinar ID: 53188


Thursday, February 28, 2019, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

Parent Information over RtI & Section 504


In order for parents to have the knowledge, skills and confidence to understand the educational setting and process of Response to Intervention (RtI) and Section 504, parents must have the information to empower them. This training will provide parents and community members with information about the RtI and Section 504 programs. Please join us to learn how both of these services can help qualifying students receive support to help them reach success in their areas of need.

**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26th. **


Session ID: 53104

Webinar ID: 53189

Reminder: Elective Courses

  • Please remember to register for your elective classes! If you need a refresher, please download the steps to register below.
  • The course stays open the day of the training so if you forget to register, please show up and you can register on site at the front registration desk.
  • If your name does not appear on the sign in sheet, it is likely you registered after our registration specialists printed the sign in sheets. If this is the case, please make sure you sign in at the bottom. If you are unsure if you registered or not, you can always stop by the front registration desk and have them check for you.


If you are participating in elective courses via webinar:

  • Make sure you type your name in the chat box when the webinar manager does roll call. At some point they will ask you to type your name that you are participating. When they receive your name they will check your name off the sign in sheet to give you credit for your attendance.


Don't forget you can print off certificates 1-2 days after the training.

Download the steps to access your certificate below.


Have questions about the elective courses? Email Kimberly so she can help!

Have Questions or Concerns? Contact us!

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