Parent Academic Liaison (PAL) Program
The Parent Academic Liaison (PAL) program has only one goal: to boost student educational achievement -- the key to a brighter future for all children. To make that goal a reality, we strengthen the partnership between school + community + home.
The PAL program has proven to be a vital component of school reform, and it works. So successful has the program been since launching in 2000, it has expanded to 16 schools, from elementary to the high school level.
Who are PAL educators? They are certificated teachers specially trained in using the dynamic of family engagement to raise scholastic achievement. They work at district schools identified as the highest need, providing vital resources through the federal Title I entitlement program to keep students from falling behind. PAL instructors work as a team with school staff, teachers and parents.
What do PAL teachers do? They work with parents and staff to boost student achievement by using research-proven practices, including teaming up with parents and guardians to train them in key ways they can help close the achievement gap.
PAL at Golden Hill K-8 School
The PAL at Golden Hill K-8 School is Lorraine Gurrola. She has been working as a PAL for the past seven years. She works to support the following seven types of parent involvment:
p4-Learning at Home
p6-Collaborating with the Community
If you have any questions regarding parent involvment to improve student success, please call Lorraine Gurrola @ 236-5600 ext. 2511 or email to email@example.com