OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING AND ENGAGEMENT
Georgia Parental Information and Resource Center
Reading to Your Child
These are resources designed to improve family reading habits and promote increased reading
strategies to help improve reading habits.time with children. Visit the GA PIRC website to access resources and materials that describe
These are resources that will help parents and children overcome anxiety over entering an
unfamiliar environment with new friends and new teachers.
Network, a GA PIRC Partner, to obtain resources for parents on transitioning to the classroom
setting.Contact the GA Parents as Teachers
These are resources and tips on how parents can use existing resources and new resources to
help their child overcome homework challenges.
information to address homework help.Visit the GA PIRC website to access
This is information that will help determine the “who, what, why” of a parent-teacher conference.
Who participates? What typically happens and what should happen during the meeting? Who is
responsible for scheduling and conducting the conference?
information can be downloaded from the GA PIRC website.A document providing this
PTAs and PTOs
What is the difference between a PTA and PTO? How can you best work with the parent group
at your school? What is the role of the parent involvement group at your school?
website provides an explanation of each group.The GA PIRC
Transition to Middle School
The transition from elementary school to middle school can be challenging to both the parent and
the child. Resources are available that address emotion management as well as what to expect
with new academic requirements.
parents has been prepared by GA PIRC. Please visit the website for more information.A PowerPoint presentation on transition to middle school for
Helping Your Child Succeed in High School
Information is available that addresses goal setting, decision-making and outside influences as
well as learning about necessary testing necessary to graduate high school.
PIRC for notification of workshops and training that help parents be better prepared to address
high school academic and non-academic success.Contact the GA
100 Tips for Parents
Easy to understand tips make it easier for parents to help with academic success.
with 100 tips for parents can be downloaded from the GA PIRC website.A document