Parent Training is the newest service we are offering. We are specifically interested in training parents whose children are still in school. We’re offering it, because we must, not because we want to.
If you’ve read my bio on this site (see About the President), then you know that I’ve been reaching out to parents since my teaching days twenty-five years ago. I’m reaching out to You again, parents, because the education system you entrust with your children’s intellectual, technical, career, and personal development is more broken now than it ever has been.
The root causes are the same, but the outcomes have worsened – simply because these root causes have been allowed to persist and proliferate year after year. Consequently, every graduating class from our high schools and universities comes out just a little weaker year after year. And by weak I mean technically, socially, and intellectually.
The riots, the demands by Black Lives Matter, and the public’s willingness to allow them to do and say what they pleased in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder by a cop are the most recent manifestations of the deterioration of our educational system.
As a 48-year old man, I find myself saying often, “I really thought they, young Americans in their 20s and 30s, could and would do better than destroy, injure, ask to defund the police, and return to the use of victimization as the basis for getting their way, without compromise without listening. What a disappointment! What a missed opportunity!