• 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 funderk@gcsnc.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.

    Email: parentacademy@gcsnc.com
    Fax: 336-273-0448

    Mailing Address:
    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 parentacademy@gcsnc.com.

     

    Friends of GPA

    Bennett College for Women  A small private, historically Black liberal arts college for women located in Greensboro.

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    Black Child Development  Affiliated with the National Black Child Development Institute, improves and protects the

    quality of life of children, youth and families.

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    Children's Home Society  A non-profit private adoption and foster care agency serving children and families in North Carolina.

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    Communities in Schools  Works with GCS to surround students with a community of support, empowering them

    to stay in school and achieve in life.

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    Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro  A charitable organization dedicated to strengthening the community

    for present and future generations.

    Website

    Exceptional Children Assistance Center  Guilford County Schools' resource page for parents of children with disabilities.

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    Family Life Education Services A United Way agency that supports the development of strong families in Guilford County.

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    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.

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    Greensboro Children's Museum  A hands-on, interactive museum for children, their families and teachers.

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    Greensboro Housing Authority  Provides housing assistance for low-income residents through the Public Housing

    and Section 8 Programs.

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    Greensboro Parks and Recreation  Provides diverse year-round leisure opportunities for residents of Greensboro.

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    Greensboro Public Library  Provides free access to information. Citizens can access databases, ask questions,

    search materials and check out reading materials.

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    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.

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    Guilford Child Development  Offers family-centered programs that help young children and families in

    Guilford County North Carolina reach their full potential.

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    Guilford County Department of Public Health  Dedicated to protecting, promoting and enhancing the health

    and well-being of all people in Guilford County.

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    Guilford County Council of PTAs  Provides support for school PTAs across Guilford County.

    Website

     

    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.

    Website

    High Point Community Foundation  A charitable organization dedicated to strengthening the community

    for both present and future generations.

    Website

    High Point Housing Authority  Provides housing assistance for low-income residents through the Public

    Housing and Section 8 Programs.

    Website

    High Point Museum  Explore the history of High Point at the High Point Museum. Admission is free of charge.

    Website

    High Point Public Library  Provides free access to information. Citizens can access databases, ask

    questions, search materials and check out reading materials.

    Website

    Joseph's House  Serves homeless young adults between the ages of 18 and 21.

    Website

    Mary's House    Provides transitional housing to women in recovery from substance abuse and their

    minor children.

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    NARIOP Provides counseling, educational enrichment and anger/conflict resolution and community

    support to high school students who have been short term suspended.

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    N.C. A&T State University  A public university that offers degrees at   the baccalaureate, master's

    and doctoral levels located in Greensboro.

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    A&T Summer Camps

    One Step Further  A United Way agency that recommends sentencing options for adults and juveniles,

    and provides mediation services for juveniles and their families.

    Website

    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.

    Website

    Assessing Quality Child Care

    Triad Moms on Main An online magazine filled with daily articles that range from "fun and free" to informational.

    Website

    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.

    Website

    UNCG Psychology Clinic An outpatient facility offering affordable, high quality mental health services to

    all people from the Triad area.

    Website

    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.

    Website

    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.

    Website

    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.

    Website

    YMCA of Greater Greensboro Programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

    Website