The Parent Popular Education Institute will provide parents with Adult Education and workforce training leading towards employment or post-secondary careers by working in conjunction with the Chicago City Colleges and four-year institutions. The Parent Popular Institute will coordinate with the Parent University of Roberto Clemente CPS to offer additional adult education programing such as ESL, GED, financial literacy and tech training. These services will be offered to all the participating school parents within the CAAC boundaries in preparation for employment and active citizenship for the 21st century.
Parents will also be introduced to resources to assist in their children’s learning which will include, the Chicago City of Learning, The Chicago Summer of Learning, Teacher in the Library and local Chicago Park District and Museum programming. In conjunction with CPS, the Parent Popular Institute will support active engagement of parents in Local School Council activities and governance.
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