Our Friends Contribute to Our Success
Guilford Parent Academy appreciates the support of our friends from school staff and parents to local businesses to non-profits, churches, service organizations and more who go above and beyond to make our efforts successful. Our Title I Family Engagement Teacher Leaders help families become more engaged in their child's school and education while parent partners help build school-family partnerships through networking and parent-to-parent communication. Thanks to our community partners and their contributions to families, Guilford Parent Academy provides workshops and events to keep families informed of resources available in the community. Their dedication proves that our families have a village of support when it comes to their children’s schooling, physical and emotional health, and their future.
Join us and become a Guilford Parent Academy partner. We actively seek partners to:
- Provide ongoing workshops, classes and seminars for GCS parents/families
- Host workshops, classes and seminars at your facility(ies)
- Help market and share information about GPA program offerings
- Host and help plan a Family Fun Learning Event
- Develop joint grant proposals
- Offer other, significant donations of in-kind services and resources
Ready to partner with Guilford Parent Academy because of your passion to help families? Connect with us. Please contact Kimberly M. Funderburk at email@example.com.
We encourage proposals from non-profit organizations, cultural institutions, universities, community colleges, social service agencies, healthcare organizations and others with a proven track record of success in parent and family education who are willing to share their time and expertise.
If you'd like to share your expertise with Guilford Parent Academy, fill out the Presentation Information Form. You can mail, email or fax it to our office. Once submitted, your proposal will be reviewed by the Curriculum Review Committee.
Guilford Parent Academy, Guilford County Schools,
501 W. Washington St., Greensboro, NC 27401
Questions? Call the Parent Academy line at 336-279-4924 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of GPA
Bennett College for Women A small private, historically Black liberal arts college for women located in Greensboro.
Black Child Development Affiliated with the National Black Child Development Institute, improves and protects the
quality of life of children, youth and families.
Children's Home Society A non-profit private adoption and foster care agency serving children and families in North Carolina.
Communities in Schools Works with GCS to surround students with a community of support, empowering them
to stay in school and achieve in life.
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro A charitable organization dedicated to strengthening the community
for present and future generations.
Exceptional Children Assistance Center Guilford County Schools' resource page for parents of children with disabilities.
Family Life Education Services A United Way agency that supports the development of strong families in Guilford County.
Family Services of the Piedmont A United Way agency that assists individuals and families in crisis to restore hope,
achieve stability and thrive through quality support services, advocacy and education.
Greensboro Children's Museum A hands-on, interactive museum for children, their families and teachers.
Greensboro Housing Authority Provides housing assistance for low-income residents through the Public Housing
and Section 8 Programs.
Greensboro Parks and Recreation Provides diverse year-round leisure opportunities for residents of Greensboro.
Greensboro Public Library Provides free access to information. Citizens can access databases, ask questions,
search materials and check out reading materials.
Greensboro Youth Council The Greensboro Youth Council (GYC) is a volunteer organization for high school students
in Guilford County that teaches leadership, parliamentary procedure, responsibility and the importance of being
involved in the community.
Guilford Child Development Offers family-centered programs that help young children and families in
Guilford County North Carolina reach their full potential.
Guilford County Department of Public Health Dedicated to protecting, promoting and enhancing the health
and well-being of all people in Guilford County.
Guilford County Council of PTAs Provides support for school PTAs across Guilford County.
Guilford Technical Community College Offers 93 degrees, 26 diplomas and 78 certificates. The college also
offers personal enrichment courses, a variety of adult literacy opportunities and training for business and industry.
High Point Community Foundation A charitable organization dedicated to strengthening the community
for both present and future generations.
High Point Housing Authority Provides housing assistance for low-income residents through the Public
Housing and Section 8 Programs.
High Point Museum Explore the history of High Point at the High Point Museum. Admission is free of charge.
High Point Public Library Provides free access to information. Citizens can access databases, ask
questions, search materials and check out reading materials.
Joseph's House Serves homeless young adults between the ages of 18 and 21.
Mary's House Provides transitional housing to women in recovery from substance abuse and their
NARIOP Provides counseling, educational enrichment and anger/conflict resolution and community
support to high school students who have been short term suspended.
N.C. A&T State University A public university that offers degrees at the baccalaureate, master's
and doctoral levels located in Greensboro.
One Step Further A United Way agency that recommends sentencing options for adults and juveniles,
and provides mediation services for juveniles and their families.
Regional Child Care Resources & Referral Part of Guilford Child Development, RCCRR is a non-profit,
United Way organization whose goal is to promote and encourage quality child care in the Triad area.
Triad Moms on Main An online magazine filled with daily articles that range from "fun and free" to informational.
UNCG Child and Family Research Network A group of faculty members and researchers from the
UNCG community whose scholarship and teaching reflects a core concern for the welfare of children and families.
UNCG Psychology Clinic An outpatient facility offering affordable, high quality mental health services to
all people from the Triad area.
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Part of The University of North Carolina System, UNCG
is a public, coeducational, doctoral-granting, residential university chartered in 1891.
United Way of Greater Greensboro A member of United Way Worldwide, mobilizes and unites the
giving community focusing on the areas of Education, Income and Health.
United Way of Greater High Point A member of United Way Worldwide, develops community resources
and partnerships that support a broad array of critical health and human service needs in our community.
Women's Resource Center of Greensboro The mission of the WRC is to promote the self-reliance of women by assessing needs, providing services and acting as a gateway to community resources.
YMCA of Greater Greensboro Programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.