Family Resources

Here are some great online resources for parents.

PBS Parents School & Social Life
ASK Resource Center ASK Resource Center, the Iowa Parent Training and Information Center
PACER The Minnesota Parent, Training and information Center that also serves as the national technical assistance center for all Parent Training and Informationi Centers in the nation and territories.
Center for Partnering for Student Success Research and information about parent involvement in education.
Center for Parent Information and Resources CPIR serves as a central resource of information and products so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities. – Parenting Resources Find health, education, safety, child care, and other resources for parents and grandparents. Parenting resources from BoysTown, an organization that specializes in training, consulting and researching parenting practices related to child development.
Watch D.O.G.S. Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) is the father involvement initiative of the National Center for Fathering that organizes fathers and father figures to provide positive male role models for the students and to enhance school security.
Mothers in Charge The mission of Mothers in Charge is violence prevention, education and intervention for youth, young adults, families and community organizations.
Parents Helping Parents This nonprofit, community-based, parent-directed family resource center provides lifetime guidance, supports and services to children with any special need, their families and the professionals who serve them.
Project Appleseed Project Appleseed’s Capacity-Building Partnerships recruits and mobilizes large numbers of family volunteers, door-to-door, to turn around struggling schools and districts.
ASPIRA Parents for Excellence The program’s mission is to increase the involvement of Latino parents in their children’s education by helping them learn about the intricacies of negotiating change and improving education in their communities.
Families and Schools Together (FAST) FAST is a family strengthening and involvement program delivered in schools and communities using multifamily group interaction to build relationships, impart values and empower parents.
Hispanic Mother Daughter Program Hispanic mothers and daughters receive support through mother-daughter conferences, campus meetings, college field trips, community service activities and mentoring and tutoring throughout the year.