Tom Grayson, Founder and Executive Director of Golden Sierra Life Skills, is a motivation speaker, program developer, and trainer of programs for men, families, and youth.
He developed The Father Engagement Program for the Head Start/Early Head Start Program in Placer and Nevada Counties in California. He has provided Father Engagement Ambassador Workshops and trainings for 14 years regionally, nationally, and internationally, in rural villages in Kenya, Africa.
This unique and comprehensive Program encourages father/father figures to become more involved and engaged with their children who are in Head Start Programs, and help them grow and develop and become lifelong learners using STEM concepts and philosophies.
Mr. Grayson’s educational experience includes Youth Behavioral Studies and Child Development at Cal State University Long Beach and Sacramento. Additionally, he has specialized training from the State of California Health and Human Services, the State of California Department of Youth Authority, Sierra College, and training from the Placer County Office of Education in suicide prevention and HIV education and counseling, and training from the California Association of Addiction Recovery Resources (CAARR Institute).
Mr. Grayson was the recipient of the California Head Start Association “Friend of Head Start” Award for 2013, for his dedication to male involvement (now called Father Engagement) and passion for providing quality services for men within the Head Start Program.
Mr. Grayson has provided workshops and trainings regarding the Father Engagement, Ambassador Program in regions 2, 4, 5, 6 and 9.
Men, Infants, and Children (MIC) is a Male Parenting and Life Skills Program for fathers, to help men recognize what it takes to be a vital part of their child’s lives and how to help create a healthy family environment.
Category: Male Involvement Specialist
Posted On: April 23rd, 2017