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KET Parenting and Childcare Help Wanted: Volunteer in Schools
a KET call-in program: aired August 7, 2001

Kentucky education and volunteering resources

Parents and grandparents of school-age children may be interested in watching Help Wanted: Volunteers in Schools, a call-in program on the importance of parental and community involvement in schools.

  • Learn the impact of volunteering in your child’s school.
  • Learn how to volunteer.
  • Learn how to encourage volunteerism in your school.
  • Learn the importance of community involvement in schools.
The hour-long program features a discussion with four expert panelists from around Kentucky. Topics include community volunteer opportunities in schools, the impact of volunteering on students’ success, and how parents and grandparents can develop positive relationships with school teachers and administrators.


  • Dr. Lois Adams-Rodgers, Deputy Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Education
  • Joe Kelly, Executive Vice President and COO, Columbia Gas of Kentucky
  • Joy Biggs, parent volunteer at Highlands Elementary School, Owensboro
  • Shirley Henderson, Parent Involvement Coordinator, Pulaski County Schools
Help Wanted: Volunteers in Schools is available on videotape from KET. Call or e-mail KET Tape Duplication, (800) 945-9167, for information.

The program is a KET production and is closed-captioned for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.

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