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


Advocating for School Success for All Students
íAbogando por el éxito escolar para todos los estudientes

Bilingual Parent Institute • April 24, 2014 • 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).

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

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Literacy Development
  • Content Area Instruction
  • Bilingual/ESL Education
  • Dropout Prevention
  • High School Graduation Requirements in Texas (HB5)
  • College Access
  • Title I
  • Family Engagement

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

Learn more and register today!

See IDRA’s New Annual Report


The Power of Possibility: How IDRA and its Partners are Changing Public Education

IDRA’s latest annual report shares stories, models and accomplishments in our work to strengthen public education to work for all children. Together, IDRA and its partners are improving education across the spectrum from prekindergarten to higher education, fostering family-community-school leadership and partnerships, addressing inequalities and barriers in education policy and practice, and producing innovative solutions that produce better results for children. This work is made possible through the generous support and commitment of funders and partners.

View 2013 publication (online)

View 2013 PDF (for printing)

Join Univision Contigo during its Children’s Action Month!


During the month of April, Univision will be encouraging parents to pledge to dedicate at least 15 minutes a day interacting with their children in order to develop the vocabulary and skills that will prepare them to be successful in school and in their lives.

Help us get the word out and ask parents to take the pledge at univisioncontgo.com and discover why 15 minutes are worth a million!