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Debbie Phelps joins local after-school supporter CASE to promote National Parent Involvement Day

Aldine Superintendent Bamberg joins Phelps, local leaders for panel discussion

Swim mom Debbie Phelps, mother of Olympian Michael Phelps, partners with the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment (CASE) to promote National Parent Involvement Day on Nov. 15 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Houston Garden Center, 1500 Hermann Circle Drive, Houston, Texas.

Keynote speaker Phelps shares her success story as a single mother of three. Her insight as an educator provides testimony to the difference a parent can make in a child’s education.

Joining Phelps in a question-and-answer panel session are local leaders Aldine Superintendent Wanda Bamberg; Frost Bank Vice President of Community Development Joyce Tyler-Williams; and Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Laura G. Murillo. KHOU-TV News Anchorwoman Shern-Min Chow is moderator.

The event includes lunch and a parent resource fair. Tickets are $35 with discount available for students (with ID).

For information or to register, go to www.afterschool zone.org or call (713) 696-1360.

About the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment, or CASE: CASE, a division of Harris County Department of Education, provides and supports after-school programs in 100 after-school sites in greater Harris County for over 12,000 students in grades pre-k through 12. Access www.after schoolzone.org for more information.