By Teague Shosh, BVP Parent
My name is Teague Shosh and I am a mother of an Elementary School 2 scholar and an active participant in the Parent Advocacy Fellowship that was launched for parents who send their kids to BVP. Since September, the group of approximately 17 parents has been meeting to learn about the state of education in RI, the legislative process, and effective ways to advocate.
|BVP Parents listening to Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea |
while visiting the Rhode Island State House
My biggest takeaway from the conversations with state leaders that night is that our work as parent advocates is ongoing and requires persistence. We must continue to show others why protecting high-quality schools like BVP matters to us as parents, to our scholars, and to our state.
I’d like to personally invite all BVP parents to get involved in advocating for our schools. Sometimes it feels like our advocacy efforts are not working, but if you’re feeling that way now, I invite you to reconsider and email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about how to get involved.