A comprehensive guide to funding available through No Child Left Behind.
Provide financial support to non-profits to help the organizations implement successful and effective parental involvement policies, programs, and activities.
Innovative programs that support school, student and teacher improvement.
Application for State Grants under the Enhancing Education Through Technology (Ed Tech) Program.
Transforming Education Through Technology State (Ed Tech) Program.
Parental Involvement, administering parental involvement provisions.
But statistics show that our young people are at risk. Clearly, we have much work to do.
Research shows — and experience proves — that children need five fundamental resources in order to thrive. We call them the Five Promises:
Mobilizing Americans to make young people an urgent national priority, we are working to ensure that every child receives every promise. Because joint, concerted effort is the only way to reach that goal, we build cross-sector partnerships involving communities, business, government, nonprofits, donors, parents, volunteers and young people themselves.
Thirty-two years of dedication and focused research has proven CICC as one of the largest and most influential parenting and parenting education organizations.
We believe that the greatest gift that can be given to the children of America – to the children of the world – is the gift of effective parenting. When children are effectively parented, they feel better about themselves and their abilities. They enter school excited and ready to learn. And, they are more likely to both achieve to their fullest potential at school and to make positive contributions to community life.
These effectively parented children are also more prone, as they become adults, to be healthy, law-abiding citizens, and to have successful careers and family lives.
So, the gift of effective parenting is one that keeps on giving!
Communities In Schools is anchor to the nation's leading community-based organization helping young people stay in school and prepare for life.
For more than 25 years, Communities In Schools has helped students choose success by ensuring their access to the Five Basics.
Each year, more than two million young people in 27 states and the District of Columbia have access to services through Communities In Schools.
They are the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
NFI's mission is to improve the well being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers. We accomplish our mission through:
Created in 1965, Head Start is the most successful, longest-running, national school readiness program in the United States. It provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. Nearly 25 million pre-school aged children have benefited from Head Start.
The National Head Start Association is a private not-for-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to meeting the needs of Head Start children and their families. It represents more than 1 million children, 200,000 staff and 2,700 Head Start programs in the United States. The Association provides support for the entire Head Start community by advocating for policies that strengthen services to Head Start children and their families; by providing extensive training and professional development to Head Start staff; and by developing and disseminating research, information, and resources that enrich Head Start program delivery.
High school students have big dreams for the future. They want to change the world. They want lives with a sense of purpose. They want jobs that are exciting and rewarding.
But our high school system is failing them and us. It's not preparing them with the technical know-how, intelligence, and problem solving skills needed to jumpstart their careers and to live out their dreams. And America is not being prepared for a strong future. Change is possible. A broken system is not necessarily a mark of a broken spirit. A system doesn't build schools. People do. And we the people are in a position to improve them.
We will STAND UP for great high schools that prepare all students well. We will STAND UP for the hopes and dreams of America's young people. We will STAND UP for America's future.
To prepare parents, teachers and administrators and others who are preparing and working with all disabled children in their academics, behavioral, social and mental well being, in all disabilities that affect learning. ADHD CAS purpose is to guide and direct all in every avenue possible for their success to do so.
To prepare Children and Teens in how to advocate for themselves in all their necessary needs responsibly, with respect toward others and to help others along the way with a loving heart and with compassion.
Teachers have helped design, implement, and test a teacher-parent partnership process called Teachers Involve Parents in Schoolwork (TIPS) Interactive Homework. With TIPS, any teacher can regularly, and relatively easily, help all families stay informed and involved in their children's learning activities at home, and help all students complete homework that should promote greater success in school.
TIPS features homework assignments that require students to talk to someone at home about something interesting that they are learning in class. TIPS helps solve some important problems with homework:
Family engagement. Parent involvement. Student achievement. As an educator, you hear these words on a daily basis, but perhaps you're struggling to find real solutions for improvement. You may have discovered that few student achievement programs offer a real, measurable family engagement process that brings results—until now. Family Friendly Schools is a family engagement process that provides a proven, clear path to success. And because Family Friendly Schools was developed by educators, we understand the challenges you face every day so that no child is left behind.
Our MISSION is to fuse intellectual capital with superior membership services in order to strengthen the capacities of North America's nonprofit child and family serving organizations to serve and to advocate for children, families and communities. Together we may pursue our VISION of a healthy society and strong communities for all children and families.
The Alliance for Children and Families embraces and integrates our core values and aligns them with all aspects of our organization. This unwavering commitment permeates our organization at the staff, leadership and governance levels. We celebrate our values and recognize our individual and collective support of them. Our goal is to work to assure that all people who interact with our organization whether as employees, members, external partners or board members, would describe their experience with us in a way that is consistent with our core values.
The mission of The George Washington University Center for Equity and Excellence in Education (CEEE) is to advance education reform so that all students achieve high standards. CEEE provides evidence-based technical assistance and professional development and conducts research and evaluation studies for state education agencies (SEAs), local education agencies (LEAs), and various offices of the U.S. Office of Education to facilitate education reform and school improvement initiatives. CEEE was established in October 1991 and chartered by The George Washington University (GW) in January 1994.
The mission of the National Center for Family Literacy is to create educational and economic opportunity for the most at-risk children and parents.
NCFL's services include professional development for practitioners who work in children's education, adult education, English as a Second Language, and related literacy fields; model program development through our many ground-breaking initiatives; and policy and advocacy support to sustain and expand literacy services for families. NCFL relies on the generous partnerships of many individuals, corporations and foundations to accomplish our mission.
NCFL envisions a world where every child in every community receives the literacy support he or she needs from responsible, caring adults in order to succeed in school and in life.
Membership is open to anyone who believes in the Mission and Purposes of National Parent Teacher Association. Individual members may belong to any number of PTAs and pay dues in each. Every person who joins a local PTA automatically becomes a member of both the state and National PTAs.
With your help, we can continue to work toward PTA's goal of a quality education and nurturing environment for every child.
Products that can quickly and easily help children be more successful in school and life are available for parents and educators in both English and Spanish.
Take a look at our wide variety of newsletters and over 200 Parent Guides, Booklets, Brochures, Audio CDs and Videos on parent involvement to build children's school success, responsibility, homework skills, self-esteem, study skills, test skills, attention span, self-discipline, ability to handle peer pressure, bullies and more!
In existence since 1916, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) is the preeminent organization of and national voice for middle level and high school principals, assistant principals, and aspiring school leaders from across the United States and more than 45 countries around the world. The mission of NASSP is to promote excellence in school leadership.
NASSP provides our members with the professional research-based and peer-tested resources, and practical tools and materials they need to serve as visionary school leaders.
Through our award winning publications, professional development opportunities, ready access to relevant research, and persistence in advocating on behalf of school leaders, we help to advance middle level and high school education by:
Our mission is to assist schools and districts engaged in comprehensive school reform and improvement by providing reliable information about research-based strategies and assistance. We also provide support for the Comprehensive School Reform Program. We are funded by the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education.
A multitude of research and resources available.
The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is a nonpartisan, nationwide, nonprofit organization of public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education in the states, the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Education Activity, and five U.S. extra-state jurisdictions. CCSSO provides leadership, advocacy, and technical assistance on major educational issues. The Council seeks member consensus on major educational issues and expresses their views to civic and professional organizations, federal agencies, Congress, and the public.
The National Association of State Boards of Education is the only national organization giving voice and adding value to the nation’s State Boards of Education. A non-profit organization founded in 1958, NASBE works to strengthen state leadership in educational policymaking, promote excellence in the education of all students, advocate equality of access to educational opportunity, and assure continued citizen support for public education.
Founded in 1943, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that represents 175,000 educators from more than 135 countries and more than 60 affiliates. Our members span the entire profession of educators—superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
We address all aspects of effective teaching and learning—such as professional development, educational leadership, and capacity building. ASCD offers broad, multiple perspectives—across all education professions—in reporting key policies and practices. Because we represent all educators, we are able to focus solely on professional practice within the context of "Is it good for the children?" rather than what is reflective of a specific educator role. In short, ASCD reflects the conscience and content of education.
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