Leadership institute for parents held in Prestonsburg

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Folks gathered in Prestonsburg on Friday as part of the Governor's Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership

The institute is a collaboration between the Prichard Committee, University of Pikeville, and Morehead State University.

Participants included parents, caregivers and mentors of students who attend public schools in the universities' service areas.

Executive Director of the Prichard Committee, Stu Silberman says, "We can have the best schools anywhere but without parent involvement and engagement we cannot move to the greatest levels."

Two more sessions are scheduled for September 27-28 and October 25-26.

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