Parents as Allies

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.

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Parents as Allies: At Deer Lakes, open house is now a uniquely welcoming experience

Parents as Allies districts like this one are making small changes with big impact. Discover their story.

Welcome to Austin: Pittsburgh educators kick off a week of discovery at SXSW EDU

Pittsburgh is represented on the global stage at SXSW EDU this week. Get the details here.

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Parents as Allies: New Castle’s schools are connecting with families in creative and caring ways

The Parents as Allies project has created new levels of connection between New Castle’s families and schools.

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Parents as Allies: Welcoming events and opportunities to connect at Charleroi schools 

Parents as Allies team members at Charleroi found that parents truly want to connect. They just may not know where to begin.

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: At Bentworth, the schools are finding ways to reach families at every grade level

Bentworth’s Parents as Allies team begins connecting with parents as soon as they register for kindergarten.

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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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hundrED releases ‘Journeys in Family-School Engagement,’ sharing our Parents as Allies work with the world

After nearly three years, the Parents as Allies project has broken new ground in connecting families and schools in meaningful ways.

Educators gathered in Finland to explore the growing global focus on trust and relationships. Pittsburgh’s voice was there.

The Parents as Allies team brought Pittsburgh-born ideas to this global education innovation conference.

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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.

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