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Parent Empowerment

As part of the district's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), Robla School District hosts two Parent Empowerment dinners every school year as well as other activities and workshops at the school and district level throughout the school year.  
These workshops, activities, and dinners allow parents to:
  • Get motivated and become more involved in their child(ren)'s lives and academic future
  • Experience and gain knowledge on other cultures
  • Interact and network with parents and staff
All Parent Empowerment Dinners are held at Main Avenue Elementary and offer parents and children free dinner, live entertainment, a guest speaker, and free child care.  At each dinner, topics are selected, which best address areas that parents and the district feel are important, these topics include:
  • The Importance of Dreaming Big for your Child
  • How to Set and Achieve Goals
  • Activism, Protests, and the Power of Community Voice
  • Empowering Parents to Empower Youth
We hope that. as a parent, you will be able to attend a future Parent Empowerment Dinner.  For more information on the Parent Empowerment Dinners, please contact the district office.  
Hispanic Heritage Month - Fall 2017
The first Parent Empowerment Dinner for the 2017-2018 school year was held on Thursday October 5th, hosted by Robla School District and the Roberts Family Development Center. Guest speaker Ellie Aguilar spoke to parents on the topic of "Parents as Your Child's First and most Consistent Teacher." 

Live entertainment was provided by Mariachi Oro de Mexico, and amazing chicken tacos were prepared by the Robla School District Food Services Department. Grant High Junior Cadets volunteered to serve guests, and the Roberts Family Development Center provided child care for parents attending with children. 
A few pictures from the event are below, check out our Photo Gallery to see addition pictures from the event.  

Overall, the dinner was a great sucess, and we look forward to seeing you at our next Parent Empowerment Dinner in February!
Hispanic Heritage Month - Fall 2016
Gabe SalazarOn September 27, 2016, Robla School District, in partnership with the Roberts Family Development Center welcomed internationally recognized youth speaker, Gabe Salazer, to Main Avenue Elementary for the first Parent Empowerment Dinner for the 2016-2017 school year.  
Parents were treated to his message and he encouraged parents to help their children make positive choices in their lives.  Parents were also entertained by mariachi music provided by Main Avenue's own fourth grade teacher, Gavin Rubio and Mariachi Los Gallos.  
Meals were prepared by Robla School District staff and served by members of the Grant High School Police Cadet Program.