PLTI Grad Slideshow

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Parent Leadership Training Institute of Alexandria seeks to enable parents to become leading advocates for children. This is the slide show that was shared with the first class of graduates. For more information, visit the website at:

http://www.plti-alex.org/index.html.

The Alexandria program is based on a model used by the Connecticut Commission on Children, which can be viewed at the following site:

http://www.cga.ct.gov/coc/plti.htm

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PLTI Grad Slideshow

  1. 1. Welcome
  2. 2. <ul><li>PLTI of Alexandria, in cooperation with the Connecticut Commission on Children and the Alexandria City Public Schools and </li></ul><ul><li>in partnership with the City of Alexandria and Hopkins House, provides instruction to city residents on topics dealing with community and government structure and related functions, including leadership and advocacy skills. Course participants are required to attend 20 weekly classes and design a community-based program benefiting children . </li></ul>
  3. 3. PLTI Cornerstones <ul><li>Respect </li></ul><ul><li>Validation </li></ul><ul><li>Belief that when the tools of democracy are understood, the public will become active participants in communities. </li></ul>
  4. 4. INITIAL RETREAT
  5. 5. Joyce Woodson
  6. 6. Diane Stoy, Palma Strand, and Sherrelle East Program Facilitators
  7. 7. Nubia Zurita Simultaneous Translator
  8. 8. Dinner Hour
  9. 10. Suzette Adams
  10. 11. Elaine Zimmerman and Palma Strand
  11. 15. WHY WE ARE HERE…
  12. 22. Class Sessions
  13. 29. STUDENT PROJECTS
  14. 30. NATHIR AHMAD Teens Up Training for teens for employment in the security profession
  15. 31. MARILYN BRYANT RTAC: Relocation Guide for New City Residents
  16. 32. <ul><li>BILL CAMPBELL </li></ul><ul><li>Reconnecting the Village </li></ul>Neighborhood newsletter, neighborhood watch, and adopt-a-block program
  17. 33. BILL CLEVELAND Volunteering: The Backbone of American Culture Help for the Family Resource Learning Center
  18. 34. HORTENSIA CORCINO Opportunities Are Out There Education and training programs for those not eligible for high school enrollment.
  19. 35. EDITH MARYBEL ENRIQUEZ Summer Enrichment Programs for Alexandria’s Teens Informing teens and their families about affordable summer programs
  20. 36. Edith Enriquez in action at Hammond Middle School
  21. 37. STACEY GRIGSBY: Literacy Monitoring Program for K-2 Tutoring students who need extra help.
  22. 38. ROXANA DE LAUCHU Creating New Opportunities For Building Better Futures Outreach with the goal of recruitment of volunteers to enhance the Bienvenidos Program
  23. 39. CLARITZA SANTIAGO Learning Is Personal Success [LIPS] Hammond Middle School 8th Graders ACPS “Partners In Education” award winner
  24. 40. MARIXZA ALVARADO Connecting With Our Community To Ensure A Better Future Neighborhood support group for immigrants
  25. 41. GLORIA SPOTTSWOOD National Single Parent’s Network Annual day of programs and network building supporting single parent families
  26. 42. TIGIST HEIBA Empowering Ethiopian Faith-Based Communities Through Community Meetings Encouraging parental involvement with children
  27. 43. DANIELLE THOMAS-POLLARD FAME: Financial Access, Management, and Empowerment for Schoolchildren
  28. 44. KIMBERLY NEILL Community of Neighbors: Building a network of support for neighbors and their children, including the collection of recyclable household goods, toys, and clothing for donation to local charities.
  29. 45. CLAUDIA SPENCER Hispanic Parents Come Together Hispanic parents support group for sharing educational and other services available in the city.
  30. 46. SHANA TERRY What Do You Want To Do When You Graduate From High School? Workshops for teens to attend presentations on career choices at the Family Resource Learning Center
  31. 47. JENEEN TILGMAN A Voice For Teens Workshop on healthy, safe relationships for teenage girls.
  32. 48. Guest Speaker Delegate Adam Ebbin
  33. 49. LEADERS IN ACTION
  34. 74. A few special acknowledgements to those who helped make this program and its graduates the successes they are.
  35. 75. Fayw/photo FAY SLOTNICK Program Coordinator
  36. 76. FACILITATORS <ul><li>EUGENIE BALLERING </li></ul><ul><li>SHERRELLE EAST </li></ul><ul><li>DIANE STOY </li></ul><ul><li>PALMA STRAND </li></ul>
  37. 77. BOARD MEMBERS <ul><li>Joyce Woodson, Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher Marston, Vice-Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Fay Slotnick, Secretary/Treasurer </li></ul><ul><li>Adam Ebbin </li></ul>
  38. 78. BOARD MEMBERS <ul><li>Joyce Woodson, Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher Marston, Vice-Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Fay Slotnick, Secretary/Treasurer </li></ul><ul><li>Adam Ebbin </li></ul>
  39. 79. Design Team <ul><li>Marianne Anderson </li></ul><ul><li>Ruth Brannigan </li></ul><ul><li>William Cleveland </li></ul><ul><li>Adrienne Fikes </li></ul><ul><li>Ron Frazier </li></ul><ul><li>Diane Hill </li></ul><ul><li>Patrice Linehan </li></ul><ul><li>Margaret Lorber </li></ul><ul><li>Karen Parker-Thompson </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Raycroft </li></ul><ul><li>JD Walker </li></ul>
  40. 80. COMMUNITY LIAISONS <ul><li>SHERYL BELL </li></ul><ul><li>SHEILA BELL-CLIFFORD </li></ul>
  41. 81. CHILDCARE PROVIDERS <ul><li>SUZETTE ADAMS </li></ul><ul><li>KEMBA EPHRAIM </li></ul><ul><li>AURA DELGADO </li></ul>
  42. 82. SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATOR <ul><li>NUBIA ZURITA </li></ul>
  43. 83. <ul><li>PARTNERS </li></ul><ul><li>City of Alexandria </li></ul><ul><li>Connecticut Commission on Children </li></ul><ul><li>Hopkins House </li></ul><ul><li>COLLABORATORS </li></ul><ul><li>Alexandria City Public Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Alexandria Volunteer Bureau </li></ul>
  44. 84. <ul><ul><ul><li>SPONSORS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Hoffman Management Company </li></ul><ul><li>Monaco Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>William D. Euille Foundation </li></ul>
  45. 85. SUPPORTERS <ul><li>Alexandria Toyota </li></ul><ul><li>Dominion Virginia Power </li></ul><ul><li>Exxon Mobil Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Melanie DeMayo </li></ul>
  46. 86. IN KIND DONORS <ul><li>Afghan Restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>Caboose Café and Bakery </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Ammon Design </li></ul><ul><li>Craig Lancto </li></ul><ul><li>Donald M. Haddock, Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>Embassy Suites Alexandria </li></ul><ul><li>Giant Food </li></ul><ul><li>Hector’s Place Ristorante </li></ul><ul><li>IO Webworks </li></ul>
  47. 87. IN KIND DONORS <ul><li>Joe Theismann’s </li></ul><ul><li>KASH 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Mancini’s Café </li></ul><ul><li>MetroStage </li></ul><ul><li>Mango Mike’s </li></ul><ul><li>Popeye’s - Mount Vernon Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>Papa John’s Pizza </li></ul>
  48. 88. IN KIND DONORS <ul><li>Renner and Company </li></ul><ul><li>Royce Flowers </li></ul><ul><li>St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub </li></ul><ul><li>Stardust Restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>Tempo Restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>Thailand Royal Street Restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>The Women of Del Ray </li></ul>
  49. 89. CONTRIBUTORS <ul><li>Dolores Benavides </li></ul><ul><li>George Berger </li></ul><ul><li>Melvin Bergheim </li></ul><ul><li>Elisabeth Campbell </li></ul><ul><li>Lynnwood Campbell </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy Carson </li></ul><ul><li>Shirley Cherkasky </li></ul>
  50. 90. CONTRIBUTORS <ul><li>William Chesley </li></ul><ul><li>Steven Cohen </li></ul><ul><li>Debra collins </li></ul><ul><li>William Cromley </li></ul><ul><li>Jeremy Flacks </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Friedman </li></ul><ul><li>Howard Jennings </li></ul>
  51. 91. CONTRIBUTORS <ul><li>Susan Kellom </li></ul><ul><li>Rob Krupicka </li></ul><ul><li>David Levy </li></ul><ul><li>Patrice Linehan </li></ul><ul><li>Timothy Lovain </li></ul><ul><li>Howard Middleton </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick O’Brien </li></ul>
  52. 92. CONTRIBUTORS <ul><li>Lucelle O’Flaherty </li></ul><ul><li>Pass, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Powell </li></ul><ul><li>Nina Randolph </li></ul><ul><li>Hazel and Ron Rigby </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Simpson </li></ul><ul><li>Justin Wilson </li></ul><ul><li>Harbinger Communications Co. </li></ul>
  53. 93. PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS <ul><li>JoAnn Cashman </li></ul><ul><li>Shirley Cherkasky </li></ul><ul><li>Jeanne Cummins Eisenhour </li></ul><ul><li>Trish Curran </li></ul><ul><li>Dotty and John Eisenhour </li></ul><ul><li>Sally Grady </li></ul><ul><li>Lynn Humphries </li></ul><ul><li>Bob and Kate Hunter </li></ul><ul><li>Pat Miller </li></ul><ul><li>Phyllis Slotnick </li></ul><ul><li>Beth Temple </li></ul>
  54. 94. GRADUATION COMMITTEE <ul><li>Marilyn W. Bryant </li></ul><ul><li>Ruth Brannigan </li></ul><ul><li>Stacey Grisby </li></ul><ul><li>Fay Slotnick </li></ul>
  55. 95. <ul><li>“ IT REALLY DOES </li></ul><ul><li>TAKE A VILLAGE!” </li></ul><ul><li>- Fay Slotnick </li></ul>
  56. 96. CONGRATULATIONS <ul><li>TO ALL </li></ul><ul><li>PARENT LEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE GRADUATES </li></ul>
  57. 97. Following our ceremony, please join us for light refreshments in the Vola Lawson Lobby

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