Glenbard Parent Series program in Spanish to offer advice on student achievement

  • Lourdes Ferrer-Allen

    Lourdes Ferrer-Allen

Posted3/13/2023 7:58 PM

The Glenbard Bilingual Parent Advisory Council and Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families will present a parent academy to help students achieve in school and life with educational consultant Lourdes Ferrer-Allen at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, via Zoom.

Go to for further information and the link to this webinar. This program will be presented in Spanish only.


To be placed on a reminder list for GPS events or submit a question in advance, send an email to Gilda Ross, Glenbard District 87 student and community projects coordinator, at

This workshop will provide Spanish-speaking families with the knowledge and skills to become self-advocates and role models to help students achieve. Ferrer-Allen will discuss resources for academic success, how to increase students' college readiness and the skills necessary for today's careers.

Ferrer-Allen is an award-winning Hispanic parental involvement specialist. She is the author of "Hispanic Parental Involvement" and "The Ten Competencies to Drive Your Children to Academic Success." She also co-authored "Voices: African American and Hispanic Students' Perceptions Regarding the Academic Achievement Gap."

For further information, visit or contact Luz Luna at or Assistant Director for Student Services, English Learners and Equity, Susanna Melón at (630) 469-9100, ext. 5167 or susanna_meló

The Glenbard Parent Series is generously sponsored by the Cebrin Goodman Center, Community Consolidated School District 93 Birth to 5 Coalition, Cooperative Association for Special Education (CASE), College of DuPage, Duly Health and Care, Emmy Gaffey Foundation, Glenbard Early Childhood Collaborative, Kids Matter, Kiwanis Clubs of Division 9, Prevention Leadership Team of the DuPage County Health Department, Rosecrance Health Network and Webb-Hutter Family Fund of DuPage Foundation.

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