Family Leaders Program

Developing Parent Leadership

Building Skills to Impact Systems & Student Outcomes

GO WCC’s Family Leaders Program is a 14-week parent leadership development program that builds advocacy skills among our West Contra Costa family members to create system changes in order to improve student outcomes.

Launched Fall 2016, our Family Leaders Program strives towards a West Contra Costa where all schools are supported by parents and family members empowered to build relationships, work towards solutions, create change, and be true partners in decision making for students success.

Participants deep dive into a set of topics focused on the skills and knowledge needed to create systems changes to improve our students’ outcomes.

View all blog posts about our Family Leaders Program.

View the two-page Program Overview Flyer. 

Interested in participating? Complete a form in English or Spanish

Our team is committed to staying connected with Family Leaders after they graduate from the Program. We will support the growth of a long-term community of Family Leaders alumni to collectively amplify family voice and impact across our schools through leadership journeys that could include some of the following activities and milestones:

  • Parent University graduate
  • GO WCC Family Leadership Fellow
  • District LCAP member
  • School Site Council chair
  • Head of a parent led education initiative
  • Trainer of future Family Leaders Program cohorts
  • Civic engagement or leadership

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