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Stand University for Parents is a Stand for Children Leadership Center Initiative.

Stand University for Parents

THE FACES OF STAND UP

 

JACQUI DORTCH, NATIONAL PARENT ENGAGEMENT COACH - CHICAGO, IL

There was a great profile piece in the 'Make It Better' magazine on Stand University for Parent's Jacqui Dortch. Jacqui has a long history of working with families in Illinois and has launched and grown Stand University for Parents (Stand UP) over the past year. This article is great recognition of the hard work that Jacqui does every day at Stand, as well as for a program that is making a difference in lives across Chicago. Read More

   

 

BIANCA MARTINEZ, PARENT EDUCATOR - PHOENIX, AZ

Stand UP Parent Educator Bianca Martinez understands what is like to attend an under-resourced school, so she wants to make sure all kids get a great education. 
“I think things can change and I want to be part of that change," Martinez says. Read More

   
 

LIONEL CABLE, PRINCIPAL AT DOUGLASS ELEMENTARY - MEMPHIS, TN

When Principal Cable first met Ryan Tracy, the Stand UP Manager in Tennessee, Cable saw they shared a vision: every child deserves a world class education, and involved parents are a critical part of this quality education. Read More

 

MEET OUR PARENT EDUCATORS

Our parent educators help spread the message of family engagement and empowerment across your local community with the goal of setting elementary-aged children on the right path for college.  Their diversity of background and experience bring an authentic voice to the discussion around parental role-definition, parent-school relationships, understanding and acting on student data and grades, and specific strategies to help students learn at home. Learn more about the team.