240 Paul W. Bryant Drive, Tuscaloosa AL

2017–2018 PLA Sessions

The Parent Leadership Academy includes two selected parents from each participating school in the academy.


It includes:
• Elementary PLA (EPLA)
• Hispanic PLA (HPLA)
• Pre-K PLA (PKPLA)
• Middle School PLA


PLA meets six times during the school year.

  1. Goal-Oriented School, Family, and
    Community Partnerships

    Sept. 21, 2017 • 5:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
    This is a collaborative session with the Teacher Leadership Academy
  2. Parents as Leaders
    Oct. 19, 2017 • 5:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
  3. Helping Your Child Achieve Academic Success
    Nov. 16, 2017 • 5:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
  4. School and Board of Education Relations
    Jan 18, 2018 • 5:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
  5. Safe and Healthy Schools
    Feb. 1, 2018 • 5:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
  6. Supporting Connected School Communities
    March 8, 2018 • 5:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

*All Sessions will be held at the Bryant Conference Center except for the March 8 session which will be held at the Hotel Capstone.

PTLA Graduation will be April 10, 2018.