Parent Leadership Training Institute Accepting Applications

Stamford’s Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) Design Team, in partnership with the Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF), will lead an in-depth leadership training class starting January for up to 25 selected parents, grandparents, guardians and other adults who wish to advocate for all children and improve the lives of families and communities. Candidates will be selected from a pool of diverse applicants. Apply here.

The training will be begin Saturday, January 20 with an all-day retreat and continue with Thursday classes from 5:30 to 9 p.m. for 19 weeks. The training, to be offered in English, is free; your contribution is your time and commitment.

Children of PLTI participants, ages 4 to 13, may participate in the Children’s Leadership Training Institute, a literacy-based curriculum that will parallel PLTI’s weekly topics. Participating children will receive a new book every week.

The PLTI Design Team partnership consists of AmeriCorps, the City of Stamford Health Department, Family Centers, Ferguson Library, the Hispanic Advisory Council, the Jewish Historical Society, Latin Colors, the Mayor's Multicultural Council, Mercy College, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the Parent Teacher Council, Pitney Bowes, the Stamford Board of Realtors, Stamford Public Schools and the Stamford Senior Center.

For more information, contact PLTI Coordinator Regan Allan.


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