Reports & Handouts
★ "The Ripple Effect in Action: What 7 Parent Leadership Initiatives Learned from Participatory Evaluation": This book was co-written by parent leaders, staff from parent leadership organizations, and researchers and shares about what makes parent leadership organizations effective.
★ Parent Leader Outcome Survey Pre-Post Results (PDF): This report illustrates civic engagement and personal development outcomes from a pre-post survey administered to 291 parent leaders throughout the U.S., primarily low-income women of color.
★ Parent Leadership Evaluation Concept Paper (PDF): This report offers a rationale for why parent leadership evaluation must take a different approach and offers recommendations for organizations, researchers, and funders.
★ Parent Leadership Indicators Framework - Full Report (PDF): This document lists all of the indicators in a PDF format (updated fall 2017).
★ The Ripple Effect Report: This report shares the original Ripple Effect Theory of Change, reporting on how parent leaders, staff, and public officials view the success of parent leadership organizations (PDF)
★ The Ripple Effect Handout (PDF): This brief document, which can be used as a handout, presents the Ripple Effect Theory of Change.
★ Ripple Effect in Action Virtual Book Launch: A panel of parent leaders discuss key findings from the book.
★ Partnering with Families in Education Webinar: Representatives from the Parent Leadership Indicators Project join scholars and practitioners nationwide to discuss family engagement in the wake of COVID-19 and racial reckonings.
Tools & Resources
★Parent Leadership Evaluation Interview Questions (Created by and for parent leaders!)