My son had difficulty sitting for a long time in his chair in kindergarten. The teacher called me in to let me know that she had nicknamed him "toast" because he kept popping up from his chair! I was so happy when she sought my advice.
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Change can only happen through education. And, because of that, I am a defender and supporter of education in my roles as teacher, mom, PTA leader, and community member.
It is our conviction that without proper parent engagement, success in urban schools will be difficult to achieve. Our motto: "We are not your mother's PTA."
Bureaucratic systems often create barriers that prevent teachers from developing effective relationships and discourage parents from taking part in helping students develop their learning skills.
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