Parents Education League of Los Angeles

School Volunteers

“Volunteering has become a status symbol of sorts. We’ve gone from ‘Baby on Board’ to ‘Parent Overboard.’ Have you made your happy gram today?”

Are you a parent who is excited to get the kids “back to school” so you can get “back in school” to volunteer? These days, it seems we may go a little overboard when asked to volunteer at school. Here’s a great article to keep it all in perspective. Be sure to check out the 3 Reco’s to “keeping it real” when it comes to our kids at school.


New York Times by Bruce Feiler