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Training and Technical Assistance


The numbers and the stories show that LSNA is onto something special. As the word has spread about the transformative nature of LSNA’s parent engagement, we began to better organize and format the ways people can learn about our programs. Below is a menu of the different options groups can utilize. Please feel free to contact Susan Yanun  at 773-384-4370, x16 or syanun@lsna.net for how we can work with your group.

All options include the training curriculum, program materials, evaluation tools, and as much follow-up support by phone/email/skype as you would like.  All materials are available translated into Spanish. In order to maintain program integrity, we don't "sell" the curriculum and materials on their own without accompanying relationships/training/mentoring/support/inspiration from the Parent Engagement Institute.

Parent Mentor Program and Full Service Community School options may be combined if you wish.

Parent Mentor Program

Option 1.  Site visit to Chicago

Itinerary will include: classroom observations; discussions/reflections with the parent mentor cohort; participation in a parent mentor training day; meetings with teachers; one-on-one's with parent mentors and/or parent mentor coordinators; in-depth discussions with organizers and organizational staff; nuts & bolts of running the program; mini-training on circle-keeping; mini-training on cohort-building. 

2-day site visit, with training curriculum, program materials, evaluation tools, and follow-up support included: $7,000 - $8,000

1-day site visit, with training curriculum, program materials, evaluation tools, and follow-up support included: $5,800 - $6,500

Travel expenses are not included

 

Option 2.  Visit to Your Schools

Itinerary will include: meetings with school administrators and other stakeholders; in-depth discussions with organizer, parent mentor coordinator, and/or parent mentor; nuts & bolts of running the program; abbreviated train-the-trainer for selected school/community leaders; opening module of parent mentor initial training for parent mentor cohort; mini-training on circle-keeping; mini-training on cohort-building. 

3-day site visit (including travel time would be 1 full day and 2 half-days of training time), with training curriculum, program materials, evaluation tools, and follow-up support included: $9,000 - $10,000

Travel expenses are not included.

 

Option 3.  Participation in Train-the-Trainer Week* in Chicago

Itinerary will include: participating in 4-day, 20-hour Train-the-Trainer 101  with other parent mentor coordinators and organizers (a mix of new and veteran parent mentor leaders); in-depth discussion with PEI organizer that includes nuts & bolts of running the program; one-on-one's with parent mentors and/or parent mentor coordinators.  *Date of next train-the-trainer week has not yet been set. Please call for details.

2 training participants, with training curriculum, program materials, evaluation tools, and follow-up support included: $5,000 and $500 ea for additional participants.

To register or learn more, please contact Susan Yanun syanun@lsna.net or Bridget Murphy bmurphy@lsna.net ♦ 773-384-4370

Travel expenses are not included.