Training Materials for Parent Advocates


MD PIRC Materials

Entre Nosotros - Between Us
Families and schools working together as we transition to elementary school. A train-the-trainer’s guide to the process of transition & family involvement.

Great Kids, Great Schools
Family Bridge Working Together to Support Parent Choice and Student Transitions Grade 4-8

Parent Talk discusses the various ways for parents to fund their child's education
BlogTalkRadio, 2011

Preparing College- and Career-Ready Students: Elements of Successful Programs
AYPF, 2010

Cyberbullying Tips
Common Sense Media, 2010

Social and Emotional Learning for Parents and Families
CASEL, 2010

Intervention: Lexia Reading
US Dept of Ed. Insititute of Education Sciences, 2009

A Toolkit for Title I Parental Involvement
SEDL, 2009

Toolkit for Teachers
Colorín Colorado, 2009

Building Strong Parent-Educator Partnerships
Colorín Colorado, 2008

Teaching Diverse Populations
Education Week, 2007

Findings from HFRP's Study of Predictors of Participation in Out-of-School Time Activities: Fact Sheet
Harvard Family Research Project, 2007

10 Partnering Tips for a Strong School Community
National PTA, 2007

10 Ways for Parents to Help Teachers
National PTA, 2007

A Quick Look at…Character Counts
Who We Are and What We Do, National PTA, 2007

Are Middle and High School Students Reading to Learn or Learning to Read?
National PTA, 2007

Choosing Age-Appropriate Instruments and a Good Instructor
National PTA, 2007

Great Expectations: What's the Best Way for Parents to Help Children Be Their Best
National PTA, 2007

Helping Your Child Perform Well on Tests
National PTA, 2007

Helping Your Student Get the Most Out of Homework
National PTA and National Education Association, 2007

Helping Your Young Child Learn
National PTA, 2007

Life After High School: Helping Teens Who Are College Bound
The College Board, 2007

Making a Family Museum Visit Fun for Toddlers, Teens, and In-Betweens
National PTA, 2007

Making Parent–Teacher Conferences Work for Your Child
National PTA, 2007

More Art, Please!
National PTA, 2007

National Standards for Parent/Family Involvement Programs
National PTA, 2007

Parent Involvement and the Law
National PTA, 2007

Parent Involvement in Promoting Arts Education
National PTA, 2007

Six Things Parents Can Do to Improve Arts Education in Their Child's School
National PTA, 2007

Ten "Must-Know" Facts About Educational Testing
Allyn and Bacon, 2000

The Great Testing Debate: Making the Grade
National PTA, 2007

The Six Pillars of Character
Josephson Institute, 2005

When Kids Want Too Much--Curing a Case of the "Gimmies"
National PTA, 2004

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Test?
National PTA, 2007

Demographic Differences in Youth Out-of-School Time Participation: A Research Summary
Harvard Family Research Project, 2007

What Do We Mean by Family and Community Connections with Schools?
Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, 2005

Epstein's Six Types of Involvement
National Network of Partnership Schools, 2007

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