First Lady Crissy Haslam to Participate in 2012 MNPS Parent Engagement Summit
NASHVILLE – First Lady Crissy Haslam will speak at the 2012 MNPS Parent Engagement Summit on Friday. The purpose of the summit is to provide a call to action and an opportunity for school based staff to receive training and to engage in cross-departmental conversations about the needs, challenges, and opportunities in reaching out and partnering with parents across the district.
Who: First Lady Crissy Haslam; MNPS teachers, administrators and parents; representatives from local community based organizations and the Tennessee Department of Education
What: 2012 MNPS Parent Engagement Summit
When: 9:30 a.m. CDT, Friday, October 26, 2012
Where: Martin Professional Development Center, 2400 Fairfax Ave., Nashville
As First Lady of Tennessee, Crissy has been promoting the importance of Parents as Education Partners. School-age children spend on average 60-70% of their time outside of a school building, so it is essential that families initiate and reinforce learning in the home. For more information about the First Lady’s Parents as Education Partners initiative visit http://www.tn.gov/firstlady/education-partners.shtml, www.facebook.com/CrissyHaslam, or follow @CrissyHaslam on Twitter.