Parent Coordinators

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Parent-Teacher Conference Resources
Click here for tips and resources to support planning for parent teacher  conferences.

School Community Resource Library
The resources in this virtual library help families, school staff and others stay informed and involved by explaining programs and policies in our schools. 

Parent Coordinator Activity Report (PCAR)
The PCAR is an online reporting system used to capture the daily work of Parent Coordinators based on five (5) indicators reflected in the Mayor’s Management Report. 

  • To access the PCAR from an Administrative computer (a school computer that can not be accessed by students) click here.
  • To access the PCAR from outside of the DOE's network ( i.e.home)click here.

       Download a powerpoint with detailed instructions here

We are working to resolve some technical issues when accessing the PCAR application from home computers  i.e.the second bullet above. Please continute to use the link from the first bullet. 

Parent Coordinator Planning Calendar
The 2013-2014 Parent Coordinator Planning Calendar is now available for download. This year's planning calendar now includes the dates for Parents as Partners Week, fall and spring Parent-Teacher Conferences, holidays, activity suggestions, as well as helpful reminders. Download the calendar and customize it to best suit the needs of your school community.         

New York Immigration Coalition's Parent Guide to College
“Your Children Can Go to College…Yes They Can!” was developed by the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) to help immigrant parents understand the college readiness process and begin to help their children prepare for college. The NYIC college guide provides immigrant parents an easy-to-read entry point. 
• The guide can be downloaded in Chinese, English, and Spanish
• Download a flyer on deferred action in Chinese, English, and Spanish
• A promotional flyer is also available in ChineseEnglish, and Spanish

NYC Parent Academy
A collaborative effort with Long Island University to enhance partnerships within school communities to support student achievement by strengthening parent involvement. Visit for regular updates and information on sponsored workshops and events.

NYC College Line launches online
As a free, online community--available at College Line will allow you, your students and families to get rapid responses to all of your NYC-college-related questions, from finding local programs, to admissions and application procedures, to tips on completing college successfully. Please share this information with your school communities and encourage parents and school leaders to visit NYC College Line. 

Free Education Classes for Parents
The Office of Adult of Continuing Education (OACE) provides literacy education services in sites across the city including public schools. To learn more about OACE and its program offerings, Parent Coordinators can direct interested parent to the OACE Overview Flyer. Find latest registration and orientation schedules here. If Parent Coordinators are interested in bringing OACE classes to their school, they can check out the PC Guidelines for Setting Up an OACE Site.

Parent Coordinator Resource Guide & Toolkit
As a parent coordinator you have a key role in ensuring that parents know they are key stakeholder of the school community. To foster your work in increasing parent involvement in your school, we are pleased to introduce the Parent Coordinator Resource Guide & Toolkit. This Toolkit is a collection of resources designed to support your efforts in engaging parents.


ID = is a project to help New Yorkers,
Learn about the types of government-issued IDs; understand the importance of having ID and learn how to apply for each type of ID. Click on the hyper-links below to download brochuers, posters and a presentation about the project.

Brochures: English, Spanish, Haitian-Creole, Chinese (simplified),
Chinese (traditional), Italian & Korean
Posters: English & Spanish
Presentation: Got ID

Please remember to work with your principal to ensure that the School-Parent Leader Contact Information System is updated for your school. PA/PTA officer names and contact information must be updated within the database. To successfully submit the online form, you will need to have a hard copy of the completed PA/PTA Election Certification Form for your school on hand. You can log in to the system using your DOE username and password

Read Deputy Chancellor Corinne Rello-Anselmi, Division of Student with Disabilities and English Language Learners letter to all Parent Coordinators and review the valuable resources created to help your school communities with the implementation for the Special Education Reform.

Quick Links

School Year Calendar 

ARIS Parent Link Resources

Resources for Parent Coordinators

Back to School Basics

Translation and Interpretation


English Language Learners


Becoming a Parent Leader

Special Education 


Borough Enrollment Offices

Gifted & Talented


I Want To Help Parents Find Information About...

Choosing A School 

Academic Services 

Important Contacts & Resources

Data about NYC Schools

Rules and Policies

Academic Testing

Support Services


Ways to Stay Informed

To apply for a Parent Coordinator position in your area, visit Career Opportunities .

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