Parent Resources

Dear Parents:

The Parent Academy is a Miami-Dade County Public Schools initiative designed to support community and family involvement across the district. Research shows that students achieve more when parents are involved in their child’s education. The Parent Academy is committed to enriching the lives of children by bridging the gap between home and school through the provision of valuable resources. We provide free skill building classes, free educational events and free activities for parents and families. The Parent Academy is a source that helps answer parents’ questions on topics that impact their children’s lives, including academic support, health care, emotional and financial management.

The Parent Academy facilitates:

  • Parents with tips and opportunities for meaningful involvement in their children’s education.
  • Free classes and workshops for parents throughout the district.

The Parent Academy is always available to assist you.

Website: theparentacademy.dadeschools.net
Phone Number: (305) 995-2680
Fax Number: (305) 523-0505
Address: 1450 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 216 Miami, Florida 33132
Mail Code: 9051

Best wishes for a successful school year!The Parent Academy has prepared a resource guide to assist you with a wide variety of topics and available resources to parents and family. We hope that you take advantage of these wonderful opportunities to assist you and your children achieve academic success. On behalf of The Parent Academy staff, we thank you and look forward to working with you.

Sincerely,

Renny Neyra
District Director
The Parent Academy

Parental Involvement

Students achieve more when parents are involved in their child’s education process regardless of their socioeconomic status, ethnic or racial background, or the parent’s educational level.  The National Center for School Engagement points out that parent involvement is a major factor in helping students succeed in school and is a foundation for achievement in life.  Children whose parents are involved in their education often earn higher grades and receive higher test scores, have fewer absences, demonstrate positive behaviors and attitudes about school and are more likely to graduate and enroll in post-secondary education.

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