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Parent Ambassador Contacts

Sabrina Aranda 

Director
Hayward Promise Neighborhood

Phone: 510-723-3857 x 34159

Email: saranda@husd.k12.ca.us

 

Denize Maldonado 
Parent Ambassador Supervisor
Phone: 510.361.1845
Email: dsanchez@husd.k12.ca.us

Parent Ambassador Program

aPPLications for the 2020-2021 school year are now closed. 

what is a Parent Ambassador?

HUSD, in partnership with La Familia, provides HUSD parents and guardians with the opportunity to develop leadership and advocacy skills while supporting parent engagement and the academic success of HUSD students.  The Parent Ambassador program helps increase the district’s capacity to build a community of leaders that support outreach to parents and families, and refer and link youth and their families in HUSD to health services and other school site programs and resources. 

Parent Ambassadors must be:

  • Community-oriented with a commitment to providing service to others
  • Be a parent/guardian of an HUSD student 
  • Be available five hours per month to volunteer at their school site 
  • Attend some evening and weekend training and meetings 
    • Monthly meeting first Monday of the month
    • Two-weekend orientations
    • Leadership Ambassador Training
  • Can Communicate effectively with a diverse group of parents

Role & Responsibilities of the Parent Ambassador 

  • Attend Ambassador leadership/advocacy training and meetings
  • Be Present at existing school site parent meetings to promote district initiatives, programs, and services
  • Be available five hours per month at the school site
  • Help the FES Promote parent education and involvement in various District and school programs and other activities
  • Help connect the FES and staff with outside organizations that may be beneficial for families 
  • Help recruit parents to attend parent workshops and school site activities
  • Volunteer at school events and functions (Open House, Back to School Night, field trips, etc.) 
  • Work collaboratively with school staff such as the Family Engagement Specialist and the school site principal
  • Promote health access activities at the school sites that link families to services 
  • Share parent engagement experiences, including successes and recommendations for improvement

We work hard to ensure Parent Ambassador Meetings on ZOOM  promote the safety and privacy of all our students and families. In order to create and maintain a safe and secure environment for families; we ask that if you are not a Parent Ambassador but are interested in attending a public meeting, please contact Denize Maldonado at dsanchez@husd.k12.ca.us at least 24 hours in advance to obtain the registration link. 

Date Time   Topic
10/5/2020 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Orientation and Role Overview

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/91882338086?pwd=QVJvSG9acjFUK016M0JJeDZJWU14QT09
Meeting ID: 918 8233 8086 Passcode: PA
10/10/2020 9:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. 

PA Orientation 

PA Orientation- spanish

10/28/2020                6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.      Parent Ambassador Board Induction
11/2/2020 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Parent Committees: SSC, AASAI, DELAC/ELAC, and DAC
11/14/2020 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M Parent Ambassador Leadership Training
11/21/2020 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M Parent Ambassador Leadership Training
12/7/2020 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Mental Health Awareness for families
1/11/2021 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Financial Literacy and Goal Setting, Community resources
2/1/2021 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Nurturing your child's social-emotional growth
3/1/2021 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. LCAP/ LCFF, Understanding budget, and union contracts
4/12/2021 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Hearing our student voices, fishbowl
5/3/2021 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Opportunities for Summer and Closing the Summer Learning Gap
5/21/2021 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Tentative: Parent Recognition Night
6/7/2021 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. End of year Feedback, evaluation, life after Parent Ambassadors

 

pARENT aMBASSADOR FLYER

 

English

Spanish

Parent Ambassador Calendar

2020-2021

Volunteer Authorization Process and Forms

Step 1: Obtain TB test from medical provider or one of these clinics

Clinics

English

Spanish

 

Step 2: Complete Volunteer packet and supplemental questionaire and email to dsparks@husd.k12.ca.us

Volunteer Packet English

Volunteer Packet Spanish

Supplemental questionnaire English

Suplemental Questionnaire Spanish

 

Step 3: Book Fingerprinting Appointment  with Garcia's Fingerprinting Security at Tel: (510) 582-4200

 

Step 4: Complete middle section of Livescan form and take this form to your appointment as well as ALL required identity documents  listed below

HPN Livescan Form

Required identity documents

 

Step 5: Please email a headshot with your name to Denize Maldonado, Parent Ambassador Supervisor at dsanchez@husd.k12.ca.us

 

An HUSD representative will notify you and the supervisor once you are cleared to volunteer.