Benefits to Parents

-Participation in all aspects of your child's education

-Education in child development and parenting skills are found in the classroom, at parent meetings, and throughout the school

-A support network of friends with the same interests and concerns

-A chance to observe how your child manages his or her first years of school

-A chance to discover new and hidden talents and contribute your abilities

-A voice in school decisions and policy making

-Ease of communication with teachers

-A chance to learn to effectively advocate on behalf of children