Resources for Parents and Families
Click here to visit Mesa Public Schools Parent University.
Click here for district parent resources
Click here for information on the Superintendent’s Latino Parent Council - Spanish
Click here for Mesa Public Schools Community Education Programs.
Click here for Mesa Public Schools Truancy Policies. - Spanish
Click here for Webster's School - Parent Compact.
Click here for the Parent Involvment Policy.
Click here for the Nurse's Corner.
Click here to learn about volunteering.
Advocates for Youth www.advocatesforyouth.org/publications
Advocate for youth's Parent Sex Ed Center has many downloadable publications and activities for parents that can help get families talking about hard to discuss issues, including sexuality.
Search Institute’s parenting site; it contains articles, videos, interactive quizzes, ideas for encouraging positive peer relationships, and research‐based advice on how parents can prevent risk behaviors, including early sexual activity.
Stop Bullying Now www.stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov
This web site was created for kids and adults. Parents will find valuable resources about bullying awareness, prevention and intervention. Kids can learn all about bullying and what they can do to stop it.
U.S. Department of Education
Helping Your Child through Early Adolescence www.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/hyc.html
Based on the latest research in adolescent development and learning, this booklet addresses questions, provides suggestions and tackles issues that parents of young teens generally find most challenging.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Family Guide to Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy & Drug Free www.family.samhsa.gov
An interactive website developed to help parents promote their child's mental health and reduce their risk for becoming involved with alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs. Includes the feature Mom, Dad & Marketing Messages.
*For more information and resources, contact Barb Iversen, HIV/Sexuality Education Program Administrator at the Arizona Department of Education, School Safety and Prevention, firstname.lastname@example.org or 602‐542‐8712.
Look below for a variety of parent freindly links
|School Information||Literacy Helpers||Math Helpers|
|Webster News||Help Your Child Learn to Read||Helping Your Child Learn Math|
|MyMPS||Family Education||Cool Math for Parents|
|Getting Your Child Ready forKindergarten||Color in colorado||Math Advice for Parents|
|Literacy Tip Sheets for Parents|
|Family Fun||Parent Resources/Information||Child Health/Safety|
|Drawing For Children||Family Works||KidsHealth.org|
|At Home Astronomy||Parent Institute||Kid Info for Parents|
|Arizona PTA||Common Sense Media|
|Arizona Department of Education|
|Mesa Public Schools|