On their first day of training, one mother after another paused in the classroom doorway, unsure where to sit or whether signing up for this highly regarded parent program was a good idea after all.
Trainer Monica Soto-Espinoza had anticipated their doubts.
Six years ago, she was just like many of them — a mother with limited English skills who’d come to the U.S. as a teenager and never finished high school.
What, she wondered, could she possibly offer her child’s school?
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