Resources for Parents & Guardians

Adults have a lot of responsibilities in life, but one of the most important is supporting the education and growth of children.  This page is a resource provided to help you ensure your child receives the best possible education.


Six Quick Tips for Engaging Your Child

Engaging and motivating your school-age child can be one of the most difficult parts of parenting.  The following six tips are an excellent starting point for reinforcing or developing a culture of academic concern and engagement in your home.

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How to Help with Homework

What is important for your child, however, is your attitude and approach to homework now.  If you take a positive attitude about homework, so will your child.  That’s good, because homework is a valuable part of education.

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Parental Involvement Improves Student Achievement

When parents are involved in their children’s education at home, they do better in school. And when parents are involved in school, children go farther in school—and the schools they go to are better.

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Motivation for Learning: Parents Can Help

A checklist of parental behaviors that can facilitate the motivation of our children to learn.

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Common Core Information for Parents

Take a look at NEA's Common Core Toolkit for pertinent information around CCSS

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