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You are Invited! Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute™


Family Leadership for Student Success / Liderazgo familiar en pro del éxito estudiantil

Bilingual Parent Institute • April 23, 2015 • San Antonio

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

All presentations are bilingual (English-Spanish).

“In this conference, we are realizing that there is no limit to what we can do. This would be an example to our children; they would see that if we can participate and achieve, they can also advance.” – previous participant

“Everybody was engaged, was participating. This is something I don’t see in any other conference… people just go and listen. Here, people come to participate to be engaged – that was impressive!” – previous participant

Prekindergarten–Grade 16 (College) Topics – Parent and Community Group Presentations

• Early Childhood Education
• Literacy Development
• Bilingual/ESL Education
• Dropout Prevention
• High School Graduation Requirements in Texas
• College Access
• Family Engagement


• Bilingual presentations (English-Spanish)
• Roundtable educational presentations
• Parent interviews
• Live stream options
• Educational topics breakout sessions
• Refreshments and lunch
• Exhibitors, including service providers, college and universities and non-profit agencies

Administrator and Parent Liaison Track

There will be a special session for administrators and liaisons focusing on successful strategies for family engagement.


$50 per person – includes presentations, materials, exhibits, refreshments and lunch.

Registration Form Online

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Listen to a Classnotes podcast episode about IDRA’s Parent Institute: Parent Institutes for Education – IDRA Classnotes Podcast #89

Fourth Annual CAM Messina Child Advocacy Award Luncheon


Please join us on Wednesday, May 13 at The Pearl Stables as we honor two child advocates who have dedicated their lives to improving the quality of life for children.

State Representative Ruth Jones McClendon, District 120 &
Dr. Maria "Cuca" Robledo Montecel, President & CEO, Intercultural Development Research Association

Introductions by: Mayor Ivy R. Taylor & Ms. Rosie Castro

Keynote Speaker: Dan St. Romain

Register now and get info on sponsorship opportunities

General Admission: $50/seat or $500/table (10 seats)