Eric Snow is the executive director of watchdogs; and is a husband to his wife Valerie of 33 years, and two grown kids Zac and Alyssa. Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) is an innovative father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center for Fathering.
A school can buy the start-up kit, take a short training session via conference call, and then just follow the guidelines. It’s always been the idea to invite the fathers and father figures to take a day off of work and spend the whole day volunteering at school. This program reaches specifically to the man, and there are so many dads who are willing to participate when they receive the invitation. We’re at 5348 schools across 47 states; and this last year right at half a million men volunteered at least 1 full day in their child’s school.
Study after study by the department of education and the department of human services have shown that a child that has a positive adult male role model who is actively engaged in