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Parents as Allies: At Franklin Regional, information flows and connections grow

The Parents as Allies team prioritized listening and saw powerful progress toward family-school engagement.

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Parents as Allies: At Avonworth, new and established families band together to create a community

Through the Parents as Allies family-school engagement project, neighbors have become friends at Avonworth.

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Parents as Allies: How Burrell built family-school engagement through the power of the ‘fireside chat’

Parents as Allies teams are forging new relationships in communities like this one.

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Parents as Allies: Resources and relationships are growing at Duquesne City

Parents as Allies teams are doing incredible things in local districts.

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Parents as Allies: Forging new friendships in the evolving community of Hopewell Area

Hopewell families have embraced Parents as Allies events, enjoying the chance to get to know teachers.

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Parents as Allies: How moms, dads and even grandparents became ‘maker coaches’ at Northgate

Through Parents as Allies in Making, parents at Northgate School District play a vital role in learning.

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Parents as Allies: At Grove City, middle school parents are welcomed as partners in learning 

Parents as Allies teams dream up new, innovative ways to bring families and schools together.

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Parents as Allies: Communicating across cultures at West Allegheny 

Parents as Allies teams work at hacking the connection between families and schools for everyone’s benefit.

Parents as Allies: Hot dogs and ‘clearance coaches’ are creating new connections at Crawford Central

Through Parents as Allies, involvement is shifting into true engagement.

Parents as Allies: How trust and relationships are growing at Woodland Hills

Connecting with families is a priority for Woodland Hills.

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Parents as Allies: How South Fayette’s PAA team tackled the puzzle of family-school engagement

By inviting parents in and making it easier to volunteer, South Fayette’s Parents as Allies team built bridges.

Parents as Allies: At Shaler, moving to a new school has become less intimidating for kids and parents

Through Parents as Allies, Shaler has begun partnering with parents to make school transitions a welcoming experience. Here’s how.

Parents as Allies: In the shadow of difficult history, a community grows in Butler

Here’s how Broad Street families and teachers have built new and growing connections.

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Parents as Allies: Schools and families in Ambridge are connecting, thanks to honest talk and help with access

The Ambridge Parents as Allies team asked families: How can we help you and how can we work together? 

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Parents as Allies: Growing new community connections at California Area 

California Area’s Parents as Allies team has powerful advice for growing the bond between schools and families.

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Parents as Allies: Opening doors and building bridges in Brentwood Borough

Brentwood’s Parents as Allies team found creative ways to connect with new students and their families.

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5 Pittsburgh school districts will share their Parents as Allies innovations with the world at the HundrED Summit

The Parents as Allies team will share local innovations on a global stage. Details here.

Local communities planned for a brighter future at the Parents as Allies Sustainability Workshop

At the Parents as Allies Sustainability Workshop, local parents and educators built sustainability plans based on learnings from the past two years.

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You can help bring Pittsburgh innovation to the world at the next SXSW EDU: Here’s how.

You can send Parents as Allies to next spring’s biggest education conference. Here’s how.

Human connection and deep listening: Parents as Allies teams are reimagining family-school engagement

Parents as Allies team members called each other from the bleachers of spring baseball games and had conversations “deep into the night” to build new connections.