Education

College and Career Resources - Parental Engagement

“I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.” – Harry S. Truman

EARLY CHILDHOOD

PBS Parents  
PBS Parents gives parents different resources for children of all ages. It helps with different developmental and educational skills for children, like reading & language, math, science, going to school, and learning with disabilities.

Nickelodeon Parents Connect
Nickelodeon Parents Connect has different advice for parents with children of all ages. It offers a variety of advice, ideas, and activities that parents can do with their children from pregnancy through teen years. It also has a local page that allows you to type in your zip code and find activities near you.

Disney Family  
Disney Family gives more resources to parents with children of all ages, and developmental help by age groups.

Depelchin
Depelchin lists free parenting classes at locations all over Houston.

U.S. Dept. of Education  
U.S. Dept. of Education has resources to meet all your parenting needs. There are links to help you prepare your child for school, find schools and aftercare, help your child with academic success, help you with your child’s special needs, and college planning.

U.S. Dept. of Education –Parents and Teachers
Links that take you directly to editor’s picks for helping Parents and teachers prepare your child for school.

PBS – ABCs of Child Development
The ABCs of Child Development break down key developmental milestones that children experience in their first five years. There are four sections: Physical Development, Social & Emotional Development, Thinking Skills, and Communication Skills.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

PBS Parents  
PBS Parents gives parents different resources for children of all ages. It helps with different developmental and educational skills for children, like reading & language, math, science, going to school, and learning with disabilities.

Nickelodeon Parents Connect
Nickelodeon Parents Connect has different advice for parents with children of all ages. It offers a variety of advice, ideas, and activities that parents can do with their children from pregnancy through teen years. It also has a local page that allows you to type in your zip code and find activities near you.

Disney Family  
Disney Family gives more resources to parents with children of all ages, and developmental help by age groups.

Depelchin
Depelchin lists free parenting classes at locations all over Houston.

U.S. Dept. of Education  
U.S. Dept. of Education has resources to meet all your parenting needs. There are links to help you prepare your child for school, find schools and aftercare, help your child with academic success, help you with your child’s special needs, and college planning.

U.S. Dept. of Education –Parents and Teachers
Links that take you directly to editor’s picks for helping Parents and teachers prepare your child for school.

College 529 Plans
College 529 Plans helps you create a college savings plan for your child. It is never too early to start.

MIDDLE SCHOOL

PBS Parents  
PBS Parents gives parents different resources for children of all ages. It helps with different developmental and educational skills for children, like reading & language, math, science, going to school, and learning with disabilities.

Nickelodeon Parents Connect
Nickelodeon Parents Connect has different advice for parents with children of all ages. It offers a variety of advice, ideas, and activities that parents can do with their children from pregnancy through teen years. It also has a local page that allows you to type in your zip code and find activities near you.

Disney Family  
Disney Family gives more resources to parents with children of all ages, and developmental help by age groups.

Depelchin
Depelchin lists free parenting classes at locations all over Houston.

U.S. Dept. of Education  
U.S. Dept. of Education has resources to meet all your parenting needs. There are links to help you prepare your child for school, find schools and aftercare, help your child with academic success, help you with your child’s special needs, and college planning.

U.S. Dept. of Education –Parents and Teachers
Links that take you directly to editor’s picks for helping Parents and teachers prepare your child for school.

FAFSA4caster
This link helps you discover all the different options you have for financial aid. It provides some basic information and will estimate your eligibility for federal student aid. Your estimate will be shown in the College Cost Worksheet where you can also provide estimated amounts of other student aid and savings that can go towards your college education.

HIGH SCHOOL

Depelchin
Depelchin lists free parenting classes at locations all over Houston.

U.S. Dept. of Education  
U.S. Dept. of Education has resources to meet all your parenting needs. There are links to help you prepare your child for school, find schools and aftercare, help your child with academic success, help you with your child’s special needs, and college planning.

U.S. Dept. of Education – Parents and Teachers
Links that take you directly to editor’s picks for helping Parents and teachers prepare your child for school.

FAFSA4caster
This link helps you discover all the different options you have for financial aid. It provides some basic information and will estimate your eligibility for federal student aid. Your estimate will be shown in the College Cost Worksheet where you can also provide estimated amounts of other student aid and savings that can go towards your college education.