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Register Now! Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute™ April 26 in San Antonio


Taking place at the heart of Fiesta celebrations in San Antonio, the Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute™ is a dynamic, bilingual gathering place for family leadership in education. The institute will be convened on Thursday, April 26 at La Quinta Inns & Suites Convention Center, in downtown San Antonio.

Register Now to Join Us!

About the Institute. This annual gathering offers families, school district personnel and community groups from across Texas the opportunity to network, get resources and information, to receive training and bilingual materials on IDRA’s nationally-recognized research-based model for parent leadership in education. This institute is highly interactive and participatory. Parents are lead presenters throughout the Institute.

Topics include:

  • Advocacy at the school district level
  • Bilingual/ESL education
  • College access
  • Content area instruction
  • Dropout prevention
  • Early childhood education
  • High school graduation
  • IDRA OurSchool Data Portal
  • School funding issues
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Title I requirements

There will be a special presentation on literacy, diversity and advocacy by community and elected officials.

For more information and to register, contact: Ms. Jocellyn Rivera via email: contact@idra.org, by phone: 210.444.1710 or visit the event web page.

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Hear Parents as Leaders, a recent podcast conversation on an earlier institute.

Flier in English (pdf)

Flier in Spanish (pdf)

Registration Information


Parent Institute on April 26, 2012
Fee:  $50 per person

Registration includes presentations, materials, exhibits, refreshments and lunch. Make checks payable to: Intercultural Development Research Association. Purchase order numbers may be used to reserve space. Check or purchase order can be mailed to IDRA at 5815 Callaghan Road, Suite 101, San Antonio, Texas 78228. Fax with a purchase order to IDRA at 210.444.1714.

Hotel Reservations
La Quinta Inns & Suites Convention Center is offering a special rate of $99 per night for single or double occupancy rooms (state and local taxes not included). To get this rate you must make your reservation by April 13, 2012, and reference the Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute. To make your reservations call:  866.527.1498, select option #1. Local number is: 210.222.9181.

Need more information? Contact: Ms. Jocellyn Rivera via email: contact@idra.org, by phone: 210.444.1710.