Parent Coordinator Community
The Parent Coordinator Community website provides a variety of resources for parent coordinators to use to support families and students. You will be able to share best practices and helpful outreach tools in discussion forums and access resources for parents about in-school and at-home learning. Once on the site, you will need to create your own user name and password for access to the resources.
Work with your principal to ensure that the School-Parent Leader Contact Information System is updated for your school (you will need your DOE username and password). To successfully submit the online form, you will need to have a hard copy of the completed Election Certification Form for your school on hand. For more informationa bot PA/PTA Elections, visit the PA/PTA Resource page
Parent Coordinator Activity Report (PCAR)
The PCAR is an online reporting system used to capture the daily work of Parent Coordinators based on five indicators reflected in the Mayor’s Management Report.
- Access the PCAR from an administrative computer at your school (you will need your DOE username and password).
- Access the PCAR from outside of the DOE's network ( i.e.home or school's wireless network).
- Download the Measuring Parent Engagement PowerPoint with detailed instructions about the PCAR.
- Review this FAQ for answers to the most common access issues.
Visit the Tips for Parent Teacher Conferences page for conference dates, materials for parents and resources.
Print a one-page flyer of the citywide parent-teacher conference dates for all grade-levels
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Free Education Classes for Parents
The Office of Adult of Continuing Education provides literacy education services in sites across the city including public schools.
Helping Your Child Manage Test Anxiety
Print out this tip sheet for parents and students created by the Office of School Health.
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Principal Checklist for Parent Coordinators
This information sheet lets you share with your principal the resources and duties that accompany your position’s family engagement work.