Skip to main content

Parent Ambassador Program

Parent Ambassador Contacts


Sabrina Aranda
Coordinator
Parent Engagement

Student & Parent Support Programs

Norma Dib
Operations Supervisor
Parent Engagement
Student & Parent Support Programs

Carol Rivera
Community Liaison
Parent Engagement
Student & Parent Support Programs


Denize Sanchez
Parent Ambassador Partnership Coordinator
Student & Parent Support Programs
 

About the Parent Ambassador Program 

Hayward Unified School District (HUSD), in partnership with La Familia, provide 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.  The Ambassadors are a representative body that act as a liaison between the district and the parent community with an overall goal of supporting the educational success of all students and promoting parent voice.  

What is a Parent Ambassador

HUSD, in partnership with La Familia, provide 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.  The Ambassadors are a representative body that act as a liaison between the district and the parent community with an overall goal of supporting the educational success of all students and promoting parent voice.

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 at school site

  • Attend some evening and weekend trainings and meetings

    • Monthly meeting first Monday of the month

    • Two-weekend orientations

    • Leadership Promotora training

  • Communicate orally and in writing with a diverse group of parents

Role & Responsibilities of the Parent Ambassador

  • To work with staff, administration and parents in the school

  • To lead and build the capacity of other parents and guardians

  • To implement and promote health access activities at school sites that link families to services

  • To share parent engagement experiences at school sites, including successes and recommendations for improvement

  • 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

 For more information, contact Denize Sanchez –dsanchez@husd.us  510-723-3857 x 34198.

Parent Ambassador Application

Please click HERE for English Application. 

Por favor haga click aquí para la aplicación en español