Parents & Students

American Association of school Librarians (AASL) http://www.ala.org/aasl/education/recruitment  information for those interested in becoming school librarians

American Library Association (ALA) http://www.ala.org/aasl/advocacy/tools/toolkits/parent-advocate for creative thinking, problem-solving, and information literacy skills is growing. How you can help your child succeed in this changing global economy

ASCD (www.ascd.org) is a non-profit resource for teachers, administrators, school boards, parents and students

Internet Public Library 2 (www.ipl.org) is hosted by Drexel University ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment where thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals answer reference questions for our “Ask an ipl2 Librarian” service and in designing, building, creating and maintaining the ipl2’s collections

K-12 Academics (www.k12academics.com) has over 100+ national and international education directories and 450,000+ pages of educational content for educators, administrators, parents and students. Online since 2004, we are one of the most respected, recognized and trafficked education sites in the United States

K-12 Internet Resource Center (www.k12irc.org/student/) is a student support services and activities site

Kids.gov (www.kids.usa.gov/about-us/contact-us/index.shtml) Brought to you by USA.gov, Kids.gov is the official kids’ portal for the U.S. government. We link kids, parents and teachers to U.S. government information and services on the web from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids

ParentFurther (http://www.parentfurther.com/) a Search Institute resource for families

Parent Teachers Association (PTA) (www.pta.orgoverall purpose is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children by working in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to accomplish our agreed-upon goals and to promot children’s health, well-being, and educational success through strong parent, family, and community involvement

ParentSquare (www.parentsquare.comWe started ParentSquare because a solution was needed for parents. In today’s ed-tech world, there are many tools focused on the school, teachers, students and the PTA/ PTO – school management systems, student information systems, learning management systems, newsletter tools etc. – but nothing for parents! As a parent, there is a confusing array of disparate one-way information sources that only keep parents as spectators

U.S. Department of Education (www.ed.gov/parent-and-family-engagement) Various ways are provided that will assist in building capacity for parents, families, and communities to fulfill the vision of the Secretary that every parent be a partner in learning and share in the responsibility of their child’s education