- Apply and be accepted into this program
- Have a child or grandchild or connection to a child (extended family) in the Georgia education system, private school, and or homeschooled (this includes Pre-K).
- Attend at least six out of the seven training sessions (each session will be a 1 hour to 1 ½ hour-long training session)
- Be active on social media
- Have a strong passion for advocacy and improving education
- April 11th – EPIC introduction and how to tell your story. Advocates will learn how to craft and build their personal stories when it comes to advocacy.
- April 18th – Advocacy 101. Advocates will learn the basics of advocacy and how to setup a strong campaign that wins every time.
- April 25th – The power of relationship building. During this training, participants will hear from parents and fellow advocates on the importance of relationship building.
- May 2nd – Organizing 101. Let’s talk about how to build a movement. This session will give families 101 on organizing.
- May 9th – Education Policy 101. We will be joined by policy experts to share a little insight into the policy landscape. Participants will have a crash course in civics.
- May 16th – School Data. Participants will have an opportunity to understand the importance of school data and how they can use it to change their child’s education.
- May 23rd – Graduation
Each training will begin at 7 pm and be conducted on Thursday. Trainings will be recorded but will be provided to those that did not attend.
Please note current Georgia K-12 students can also apply for this program.
The deadline to apply is April 5th, 2024.
Once applied, you will receive an email within 48 hours to schedule a virtual interview with a GeorgiaCAN staff member.
There is no stipend associated with this program. This program is volunteer-only.
If you have any questions about the training, please direct them to email@example.com