Parent Engagement is Our Priority

Building Capacity  Through Parent Education

P.E.I. A Community-Based Organization


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. 

Families Working Together in School!

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

Parent Academies to Meet Your Needs: Available in Spanish and English

Parent & Family Education Academy


What Parents Need to Know 

  • Social, Emotional and Physical Needs
  • 21 Century Skills for Success 
  • Blueprint for Academic Success 
  • Bullying and Cyberbullying Prevention
  • Positive Discipline
  • Control of Character 
  • The Parent Project TM
  • College Bound and Career Awareness  
  • Technology Academy Part I
  • Technology Academy Part II
  • Technology Academy Part III  
  • Reading for Success   
  • Parent Success Plus + Factors:  Over 56 workshop topics of importance to choose from based on your needs. 

STEAM Academy for Parents


 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. 

Language Development Academy for English Learners



  • 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 effective. 
  • Parents learn conversational English in a friendly environment! 

Empowering Parents and Families with Education and Community Services

Building Capacity Through Parent Education


 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.



Effective and Affordable Parent Engagement Programs


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.   

Schedule Our Workshops

Building Capacity Through Parent Education