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Connections: What does parent leadership look like in local schools?


Parents from the Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) are gearing up for a new school year. They say more parent voices are needed in the school system, especially after the pandemic year. 

This hour, we talk to PLTI members about why they believe their model can help parents become effective advocates and leaders, and we discuss what they would like to see in terms of parent leadership in local schools. Our guests:

  • Luva Alvarez, site and alumni coordinator for the PLTI program
  • Toyin Anderson, parent leader and graduate of the PLTI program, Cohort 1
  • Elizabeth Maxwell, parent leader and graduate of the PLTI program, Cohort 8
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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