Get in Focus
  • Get in Focus!

    Guilford Parent Academy wants to help parents and educators develop a supportive lens for building strong home-school partnerships during the 2021-22 school year. Take actions to support student learning both in the classroom and at home as GPA coaches you throughout the year for successful parent and family engagement. Each month, we'll share quick tips for parents, caregivers and educators.

    To request additional resources and/or discover other ways to engage this school year, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at 336-279-4924 or email us at parentacademy@gcsnc.com.

  • March 2022 Celebrating Women's History Month 

    Here are some great Women's History Month facts for families to enjoy throughout the month of March.

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  • February 2022 Celebrating Black History Month 

    Here are some great Black History Month facts for families to enjoy throughout the month of February that took place here in Guilford County.   

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  • January 2022 Timely Tips on Family Engagement for Parents & Caregivers

    Here are some great tips for families to enjoy throughout the month of January to get involved. 

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  • December 2021 Timely Tips on Family Engagement for Parents & Caregivers

    Here are some great holiday activities and tips for families to enjoy throughout the month of December. 

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  • October 2021 Tips for Parents & Caregivers

    October is College Application Month! Check out these resources for more information about preparing for college, the application process, scholarships and more. The College Foundation of NC's College Applicaton Week is October 18 - 22, 2021.

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  • September 2021 Tips for Educators

    During the month of September, GPA features the current newsletter created by GCS Pyschological Services filled with strategies designed to build positive teacher-student relationships, which are critical to student learning. Read on to check out the newsletter.

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  • August 2021 Tips for Parents & Caregivers

    During the month of August, GPA features some quick tips families can use to help make reading a fun learning experience at home. Kick off the school year with a great start. Try some of these activities during family night.

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  • Source:

    Schwartzberg, A., & Scholastics Parent Staff. (n.d.). Five reading tips to keep parents engaged: Keep read-alouds lively and interesting with these suggestions and learn new ways to support your child's literacy journey. https://www.scholastic.com/parents/books-and-reading/reading-resources/developing-reading-skills/reading-tips-parents.html