Donuts for Dads- Nov. 11, 2015

IMG_20151111_103251195Donuts for Dads-Small Group Feedback- Barriers and Ideas for Involvement

Mobilizing men is on the minds of many. The NAACP Parents’ Council along with MCCPTA collaborated on the first countywide Donuts for Dads event on Nov. 11, 2015 at CESC. Dads came frIMG_20151111_105917558om schools across the county to network with each other at the invitation of these two parent groups and other MCPS Offices.  Dr. Darryl Williams, MCPS Associate Superintendent for Secondary Schools,  shared his own personal reflections on the importance of male involvement.  The men convened into small groups to share their own personal stories about involvement. The small groups were charged with creating action items to promote male involvement in their perspective schools. Mr. Tim Warner MCPS, Chief Engagement and Partnership Officer, also shared more encouragement with the dads to get involved in their child’s school.

Schools Represented Were:

Beall ES, Matsunaga ES
Piney Branch ES
North Chevy Chase ES
Flower Hill ES
Glen Haven ES
Summit Hall ES
Clarksburg ES

Cabin John MS
Rosa Parks MS
Kingsview MS
Julius West MS
Farquhar MS

Blake HS
Sprinbrook HS
Clarksburg HS
Gaithersburg HS
Wheaton HS

MCPS Offices in Attendance:
OCEP- Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships
DTECPS- Division of Title I and Early Childhood Programs and Services