Family Resource Links

ADE Parent Gateway ~ resources available to better prepare your child(ren) for success in school, college, career and life.

AZ Parent Kit – First Things First

Do Your Homework Arizona created by Stand for Children Arizona to assist parents with understanding Arizona’s K-12 Standards.

Expect More Arizona – Parents & Families

Family Friendly Schools

Valley Resource list ~ Courtesy of RISE Services

Directory of Community Services ~ East Valley community services

Community Information and Referral ~ Community Services Updating

Parenting Resources ~ Parenting Resources is dedicated to providing schools, programs, parenting educators, and teachers with the most complete collection of materials to help them in instructing and involving parents.

Family Education ~ Family Education is an online consumer network of the world's best learning and information resources, personalized to help parents, teachers, and students of all ages take control of their learning and make it part of their everyday lives.

Fatherhood.gov ~ This website is a great resource to get dads involved

Mesa Parent University ~ Provides parents and caregivers with information about their vital role in shaping children's lives.

Parent Institute ~ The mission of The Parent Institute is to encourage parent involvement in the education of their children. 

Resources for Parents at Internet4Classrooms ~ Many topics for parents

Scholastic ~ Tips for elementary and middle school parents

 

Organizations

 

NNPS-National Network of Partnership Schools, John Hopkins University

PTO Today ~ is a huge source of ideas and sample fliers for events. 

PTA ~ the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation, Parent Teacher Association works in cooperation with many national education, health, safety, and child advocacy groups and federal agencies.

National Center for Family and Community Connections with Schools ~ Research from SEDL

U.S. Department of Education ~ Tips for parents

 

Academic Resources for

Parents, Guardians & Students

Mesa Public Schools Library Resource Center ~ Search your school library and other resource available at our libraries.

Education World ~ great worksheets, links that you could use to give to the parents to take some of the load off the teachers.  This site has math ideas that you could use for math night's.  It has every subject. Also see the document a year of special school events

Colorin Colorado- information for both parents and educators about literacy in English and Spanish

hooda math -math games, worksheets, all ages

Mothergoose.com- literacy for younger children

Please send resources that you have found and would like to share to ldstewart@mpsaz.org