November 3, 2021

Senator Monique Limón celebrates PIQE graduation in October

It’s Fall graduation season at PIQE! As some of our Fall programs conclude, we recognize the dedicated families who joined PIQE for many weeks to learn how to engage with their child’s education and their community. In October, Senator Monique […]
November 3, 2021

Art and Advocacy

Great conversation, creativity, and innovative ideas to support the Merced County at our recent Mujeres Poderosas meeting. Their goals for 2022 are focused on advocating for their student’s education, one of which is motivating and encouraging the students to express […]
October 22, 2021

Somos Poderosas!

A group of PIQE graduates in Merced County organized together 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 […]
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 […]
September 13, 2021

EdWeek: COVID Protocols Keep Changing.

Education Week recently interviewed parents including PIQE parent Cynthia Matos for insight and tips for how schools can better communicate with families. Matos, who is from Merced, California shared with EdWeek that she “appreciates all the text and email updates […]