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P.E.I. A Community-Based Organization

OUR ORGANIZATION MISSION:

At Parent Engagement Institute, our mission is to build capacity through quality parent education.   The aim of the institute is to increase the quality, availability, and effectiveness of educational programs designed to enhance the quality of life of families in the community.


Parent Engagement Institute envisions a community where families take an active role in the education and future of their children. 


  • We strengthen the relationship between mothers, fathers and schools.  
  • We help families thrive by empowering families with quality education and community resources.
  • We promote higher education access for low-income, underrepresented families and students living in the United States. 
  • Through our digital literacy education program,  we are bridging the digital divide in our community. 





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Families Working Together in School!
P.E.I. Families Working Together in School!

Quality Parent Education Academies

Digital Literacy Academy for Parents

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  • We utilize a hands-on Project Based Learning approach designed to help parents gain the technical skills necessary to better communicate with school personnel and to assist their children with school work. 
  • Innovative curriculum designed to teach parents 21 Century skills necessary to help their children succeed in school and in life.
  • Our parent education program is aligned with what students are learning in school. 

College Bound and Career Awareness

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  • A custom-designed,  content-rich, and cost effective parent education program specific to your school needs.   
  • Our College Bound and Career Awareness education program was designed in California for California families.    
  • Our team of dedicated experts worked diligently to design a program that is easy to understand, updated to the latest Common Core State Standards and using the most effective delivery methods to help parents understand and help their children successfully prepare for higher education or a career.  
  • Our innovative and hands-on program goes beyond the PowerPoint presentation. Using a combination of classroom instruction and technology, we teach parents the "how to" so they can truly help their children plan and graduate from college/university.  Upon completing our College Bound and Career Awareness classes parents are empowered with the knowledge and the confidence to help their children plan for college and beyond. 
  • Our parent education program provides parent engagement continuity.   We provide a variety of topics of importance to the parents and students.
  • Affordable:  We never charge per attendee.   Parents at your school are always our priority.   Our cost-effective workshops allow you to provide more workshops of importance to the parents for less.   
  • Confidentiality:  We consider parent contact information to be highly confidential.   Our team of highly trained outreach coordinators invite  parents from our office location using telephones dedicated for contacting parents.   Our outreach coordinators have been background checked.
  • We look forward to presenting our College Bound and Career Awareness parent education program at your school! 

   

Special thanks to our advisory team of educators, college counselors and parents who contributed with their real life experience, and willingly dedicated hundreds of hours  to make sure our College Bound and Career Awareness program is of the highest quality. 

STEAM Academy for Parents

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 Beyond the Fun!

 

  • A comprehensive Project Based Learning approach for parents to learn about STEAM.   
  • Parents learn how to help their children  develop 21 Century skills. 
  • As parents design their projects, they are using Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.  
  • Our goal is for parents to learn how to help their children be college and career ready. 


"No spaghetti with mush mellow allowed"

Parent Involvement Academy

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 What Parents Need to Know 


  • Social, Emotional and Physical Needs
  • Blueprint for Academic Success 
  • Bullying and Cyberbullying 
  • Positive Discipline
  • Control of Character 
  • Positive Discipline
  • The Parent Project TM
  • Loving Solutions
  • Anger Management   
  • Parent Success Factors Mix and Match: Over 56 workshop topics of importance to choose from based on your needs. 


Language Development Academy for English Learners

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  • An interactive, stimulating and innovative learning system designed to help parents gain the language skills necessary to better communicate with school personnel and their children. 
  • We used the input from parents, English teachers and professionals to develop a parent teaching methodology that is fun and effective. 
  • Parents learn conversational English in a friendly environment! 

Reading for Success Academy

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  • Available for parents with children in K-5.  
  • Helping parents develop the love for reading in their children. 

What Makes Our Program Different

Bring our parent education program to your school and experience the quality difference.

  • Before you spend your entire budget on just a few parent workshops, please contact us to learn how we can better serve the many needs of the parents at your school. Our variety of workshops helps parents learn what they need to know to help their children succeed academically and in life. 
  • We are affordable:  No budget surprises!  We never charge per parent/attendee.   We offer an affordable parent education that is custom-designed to meet your specific needs.     We never charge the school for the parent graduation ceremony, or the "Forum with the Principal".   Our workshops are priced to meet your budget requirements.
  • No fillers:  Every workshop session counts!  With every session parents receive instructional education that makes a difference. 
  • Our variety of topics offers parent engagement continuity.   Parents have many educational needs and requirements in order to help their children succeed academically.  
  • Your confidentiality is very important to us.  Our well-trained Outreach Coordinators contact parents to invite them to the workshops from our office location using dedicated telephones at our office.    
  • We never hire "temporary recruiters" from the cities where workshops are presented and ask them to use their personal cell phone or home phones to contact parents.   
  • We offer a full-service parent education solution:  Let us know your requirements, and we do the rest.  We never ask you to do the work for us! 
  • We are committed to providing the best quality education experience for the parents at your school.
  • Our dynamic team of qualified instructors are ready to serve you and the parents at your school.  Our instructors are licensed and certified to meet and exceed your expectations.   Our instructors go out of their way to connect with the parents and establish a sense of community.
  • Our parent education program has been designed in California by educators and parents to meet your school specific needs.   Our team of experts is constantly updating our program to keep up with changes that take place at the different districts we serve. 
  • You can trust us to provide the best parent education program at your school.    We care! 

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Building Capacity Through Parent Education

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 Relevant, Meaningful and Effective 

Quality Parent Education  


Key success factors that make our parent education program special and effective


  • Cooperative learning.
  • Project-based learning.
  • Technology integration.
  • Designed in California for California families.
  • Our instructors have the flexibility to individualize instruction based on the needs of the school and the families attending our workshops.  Our goal is to promote group learning, relationship building and cooperation in the community.    
  • Our parent education program has been developed with input from parents, teachers, and professionals.
  • A custom-designed and innovative parent education program has been designed to teach parents the "how to".
  • We teach parents what they need to know to help their children succeed in the 21st Century.
  • We offer a great learning experience for families and a great value for school!

Our Priority: Build Capacity Through Parent Education.

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Effective and Affordable Parent Engagement Programs

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We provide parent education programs that are relevant and specific to the school and the district where parents attend our workshops. 


Our programs are culturally sensitive and inclusive of all parents. 


  • Parent workshops may be presented in the A.M.  and P.M.  to encourage mothers and fathers to participate.  Our workshops are available in English and Spanish.


  • During the workshops the parents will receive:  a) Handouts available in Spanish and English.  b) Ready-to-use tools and strategies to help their students succeed in school.


  • Upon completing the course: a) the participants will receive a certificate of completion, b) The school will receive documentation needed to meet F.P.M. requirements. 


  • We offer additional value-added services to help schools increase attendance to the workshops.