April 18, 2022

UC San Diego Celebrates PIQE STEM Graduates

Nearly 100 parents completed the PIQE four-week program which provides parents the tools to learn about STEM and how to cultivate their student’s interest in a STEM career. In partnership with UC San Diego, five Sweetwater Unified School District schools […]
April 15, 2022

We received the Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid!

We are excited to share that Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) has earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid – the highest level of recognition offered. Candid (formally known as Guidestar) is the world’s largest source of nonprofit […]
April 12, 2022

With PIQE, Graduation is only the Beginning!

The journey our families started does not end with our programs but is the starting point down the road of growth, opportunity, and thriving families that are empowered to change their communities. The voices of our parents are powerful and […]
April 4, 2022

PIQE is one of 25 to receive grants to enrich civic engagement and journalism in Central Valley

We are delighted to announce that the James B. McClatchy Foundation has named the Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) one of 25 grassroots organizations in the Central Valley to receive a portion of $1.5M in grant awards. These grants […]
March 14, 2022

Welcome to our Deputy Directors!

We are thrilled to introduce our first cohort of deputy directors in PIQE as we continue to implement our organizational realignment and support the leadership development of our team. Blanca Alvarado, Deputy Director-Modesto Connie Castelan, Deputy Director-Los Angeles Lorena Garcia, […]
March 10, 2022

Stepping out and Making Connections!

Did you hear? PIQE is out in the community, intently building out our network and creating new partnerships that support and uplift the voices of our families. With our ear to the ground, we are hearing about the challenges our […]