Informational Resources

Pennsylvania Parent Information and Resource Center

Pennsylvania Standards Aligned System (SAS)
Pennsylvania SAS is a collaborative product of research and good practice that identifies six distinct elements (Standards, Assessment, Curriculum Framework, Instruction, Materials and resources and Safe and Supportive Schools), which, if utilized together, will provide schools a common framework for continuous school enhancement and improvement.

Center for Schools and Communities

Harvard Family Research Project


National Center for School Engagement

National PTA

Ordering Printed Materials

Order Free U.S. Department of Education Publications

Order free PATTAN Publications

Electronic Copies of Printed Materials

Online Learning Resources for Students and Families

Tips for Parent-Teacher Conferences

PSSA Handbook

Parent Resources from the Office of Early Childhood Education

U.S. Department of Education - Helping Your Child Series

National PTA Parents' Guides to Student Success
(grade specific parent guides based on Common Core standards)

Reading Rockets – Early Literacy Resources (K-2)
(free videos, activity books and resources for parents and educators)

School Advisory Councils

SAC Handbook