• Parent Education

    Please Join Us! All Classes are Virtual and In-Person!

    PEEP Education builds parents' capacity to support and nurture their child(ren)'s physical, social-emotional and academic development through the acquisition of knowledge and parenting skills. Our workshop classes are offered Monday through Thursday in-person and virtually. We ask parents and families to sign up for the classes prior to attending.

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  • Parent Education Class Search

     Search by the class topic to see class information and a registration link for the month of September and October.

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  • Adult ESL Classes: Sessions 1 & 2
  • Adult ESL Classes: Sessions 1, 2, & 3
  • Adult ESL Classes: Sessions 3 & 4
  • Advocating for Your Child During the Special Education Process
  • Advocating for Your Child During the ARD Process
  • Balancing Work and Family Life
  • Building Bridges betewen Parents and Child: A Substance Abuse Prevention Workshop
  • Building Bridges Between Parents and Child: A Substance Abuse Prevention Workshop
  • Can You Hear Me Now? Communicating with Your Child
  • Cell Phone Applications Used in Plano ISD
  • Communicating with Your Child's Teacher
  • Dealing with Sibling Rivalry
  • Emotional Check-ins for Families
  • Employment Readiness
  • Exploring the Plano ISD Website
  • Family Financial Literacy
  • Family Nutrition
  • GED Prep
  • Google Docs
  • Google Slides
  • How to Create a Family Coping Kit
  • How to Remain Engaged with Your Child's Teacher
  • Listening and Responding to Your Child
  • Love is a Vitamin
  • Parent Portal
  • Parental Calm Down Strategies
  • PISD App/Parent Portal
  • Preparing for College and Beyond
  • Restorative Conflict: Resolution for Family
  • Routines and Rituals: Why Have Them?
  • Setting Up a Learning Space at Home
  • Sharing the Love of Reading with Your Child
  • Single Parenting
  • Supporting the Social Emotional Needs of Your Child
  • Understanding District Services
  • Zoom Workshop
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Parent Education and Engagement Program Course Catalog

  • Advocating for Your Child During the 504 Process

    (Virtually) https://tinyurl.com/89k5zx9 

    Topics | Date | Time 

    What is Section 504? | September 20, 2021 | 12:15 PM-12:45 PM

    Student Evaluations and Placement Under Section 504 | October 18, 2021 | 12:15 PM-12:45 PM

    Difference in Special Ed. (IDEA) vs. Section 504 | November 15, 2021 | 12:15 PM-12:45 PM

    Supporting a Child Served in Section 504 | January 24, 2022 | 12:15 PM-12:45 PM

    Matching Accommodations to Data and Disability | February 14, 2022  | 12:15 PM-12:45 PM

    What is Section 504? | March 21, 2022 | 12:15 PM-12:45 PM

    What if My Child Needs More Help? | April 18, 2022 | 12:15 PM-12:45 PM

  • Advocating for Your Child During the ARD Process

    Months offered: September 

  • Advocating for Your Child During the Special Education Process

    Months offered: October

  • At-home Learning Strategies

    Months offered: December 

  • Building Bridges Between Parents and Child: A Substance Abuse Prevention Workshop

    Months offered: September, October 

  • Can You Hear Me Now? Communicating with Your Child

    Months offered: October 

  • Communicating with Your Child's Teacher

    Description: Emphasizes the importance of good communication between home and school. Parents discuss ways in which they can become and/or are involved in the education of their child and identify topics that they can discuss with their child’s teacher. Reinforces the importance of listening and responding in an informative and sensitive manner and explores different communication styles.

    Months offered: September 

  • Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

    Months offered: September 

  • Family Nutrition

    Months offered: October 

  • How to Remain Engaged with Your Child's Teacher

    Months offered: September 

  • Listening and Responding to Your Child

    DescriptionEmphasizes the importance of good communication skills in developing a close, positive relationship with your child. Explores ways of listening and responding that may improve communication and connection. Guidelines for effective listening skills are also provided.

    Months offered: August, September, November, December 

  • Love is a Vitamin

    Description: Promotes the understanding of the power of love in a child’s life. Activities include identifying ways to show love to children, sharing reasons why each participant’s child is lovable, and discussing adults’ need for love.

    Months offered: September and October

  • McKinney Vento

    Months offered: November 

  • Preparing for College and Beyond

    Months offered: October, November, December 

  • Routines and Rituals: Why Have Them?

    Class DescriptionMorning and evening challenges abound from breakfast to bedtime. Learn the importance of routines and strategies to combat these trying times.

    Months offered: August, September, October

  • Setting Up a Learning Space at Home

    Months offered: September

  • Sharing the Love of Reading with Your Child

    Months offered: October 

  • Single Parenting

    Months offered: October

  • The Importance of Mental and Physical Family Fitness

    Months offered: November

  • Understanding District Services

    Months offered: September

  • What are Our Children Doing with Their Electronic Devices?

    Months offered: December

  • Whose Homework is it Anyway?

    Months offered: November

  • Emotional Check-ins for Families

    Months offered: October

  • How to Create a Family Coping Kit

    Months offered: September

  • Parental Calm Down Strategies

    Months offered: September

  • Raising Empathetic Children

    Months offered: December

  • Restorative Conflict: Resolution for Family

    Class Description: Identifies underlying causes of conflict and examines how each parent responds. Assist parents to learn restorative ways to manage or resolve conflict as well as understand their role in conflict management or resolution.

    Months offered: August, September, November, December 

  • Supporting the Social Emotional Needs of Your Child

    Months offered: October

  • Cell Phone Applications Used in Plano ISD

    Months offered: September

  • Exploring the Plano ISD Website

    Months offered: Sepetmeber 

  • Google Docs

    Class Description: Learn how to access and use Google Docs starting with the basics of creating documents. 

    Days offered: Every Monday

  • Google Slides

    Class Description: Learn how to access and use Google Slides starting with the basics of creating presentations.

    Days offered: Every Tuesday

  • Parent Portal

    Class Description: Parents will learn ways to gain access to their child’s grades, attendance, and other information from school and home.

    Months offered: August, September, October

  • PISD App & Parent Portal

    Days offered: Every Wednesdays 

  • Zoom Workshop

    Days offered: Every Thursday

  • Managing Holiday Stress

    Months offered: December

  • Family Financial Literacy

    Months offered: September, November

  • Employment Readiness

    Class Description: Adults can learn workforce skills that include: interview coaching, resume writing, videoconferencing, and work ethic development.

    Months offered: September, December

  • Balancing Work and Family Life

    Months offered: October

  • Contact UsPlano ISD Parent Education & Engagement Program (PEEP)

    Bird Educational Center
    2nd Floor 
    1300 19th St, Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-2252

    For more information, please contact sharon.bradley@pisd.edu