Engaging Your Child

Being part of your children’s education is important and will help them succeed in school and in life. There are many ways you can be active. Below please find guides, resources and more.

Parent Engagement Guide

The Parent Engagement Guide aims to empower and activate parents and caregivers to become
academic partners and establish a new mindset of shared responsibility for student success. The Parent Engagement Guide provides parents with practical strategies that prepare their children for college and career. This birth to high school guide provides parents with information on what is happening at each developmental stage and tips on what they can do to support their child’s success. To learn more about the Parent Engagement Guide, see the video below:

Parent Engagement Guide Video 

To bring the Parent Engagement Guide to your school, please call Lilian Pacheco at: 720-424-4081 or email Lilian_Pacheco@dpsk12.org


Ten Steps to Success
Be Engaged In Your Children’s Education
Helping with Homework
Diez Pasos para el éxito
Participe en la educación de su hijo
Cómo ayudar con la tarea

Parent Organizations
Many schools have Parent/Teacher Associations or other groups where parents can volunteer their time to help improve our schools. Talk to your principal to learn more. You can also join one of these groups:
Colorado PTA
Denver Council PTSA
National PTA
Colorado Statewide Coalition

Parent Portal
Denver Public Schools Leadership Groups
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