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Since 1987, Parent Institute for Quality Education has been engaging, empowering and transforming families by providing the knowledge and the skills to partner with schools and communities to ensure their children achieve their full potential. 

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PIQE in California

In partnership with 128 school districts in California and more than 380 schools, PIQE is a trusted partner providing a variety of hands-on workshops, seminars, and ongoing supports for parents and school leaders. PIQE has eight regional offices serving families in 36 counties. Our curriculum has been used in 16 languages.

PIQE Nationally

Since 2002, spanning 13 U.S. states and Mexico City, PIQE partners with school leaders to help teachers and school administrators successfully engage with families from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. From teacher seminars to implementing parent training curriculum, our evidence-based model is enhancing family engagement nationally. 

MAKING AN IMPACT SINCE 1987

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NEWS AND UPDATES

October 22, 2021

Somos Poderosas!

A group of PIQE graduated women in Merced County organized themselves to advocate and mobilize for change. They coined the name “Mujeres Poderosas” – Powerful Women. With the support from PIQE and Cultiva La Salud, the women gather twice a month to discuss issues that concern their students education and health.  Recently,  several women established a two way partnership with the Los Banos School District to discuss the nutritional meal options provided to their students. Collaborating with the district, they have provided feedback and recommendations such as seasonal fruits and vegetables, non microwavable food items, and much more.   This month, they were given the opportunity to recommend two parent representatives to sit on the Wellness Committee for the school district.  While they celebrate this   step forward, more must be done in their eyes.   Mujeres Poderosas diligence to advocate for their community has increased and become active digitally expanding their partnerships to work with Senator Anna Caballero. […]
October 20, 2021

PIQE Supports Eight Bills Signed Into Law by California Governor

It has been an exciting year for PIQE’s Policy and Advocacy team! After a full legislative session and unprecedented investments in education in our California State Budget, we can finally take some time to celebrate our legislative victories for the […]
October 14, 2021

PIQE & Smarter Balanced Provide Social-Emotional Learning Tools

The Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) and Smarter Balanced have partnered to develop new social-emotional learning (SEL) resources. These tools will give educators the support they need to address the social-emotional needs of their students. Our families have faced […]