Parent Resources

National PTA
National Parent Teacher Association provides parents and families with a powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child and the best tools to help their children be safe, healthy and successful in school and in life.

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.

Three for Me
Three for Me is a National PTA program designed to effectively involve parents and families in support of children and their education by helping PTAs and parents find different ways to volunteer in the home, school and community.

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.

Florida Department of Education Families Section
Families have unique needs for their children in the education arena. The Department has compiled information from various areas to assist you in learning more about our services. Areas such as safety, school choice, testing are just a few of the many things available to you.

TIPS: Teachers Involving Parents in Schoolwork
TIPS features homework assignments requiring students to talk to someone at home about something interesting they are learning in school.

A Parents Guide to First Aid

This resource provides tips for keeping your home safe and how to best respond to emergencies.