- Arizona Community Foundation
The Arizona Community Foundation is a partnership of donors, non-profit
organizations, and the community working together to find solutions to
pressing community needs.
Center for Mental Health Service - Knowledge Exchange Network
The Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN)
provides information about mental health for users of mental health services and their
families, the general public, policy makers, providers, and the media. KEN staff are
skilled at listening and responding to questions from the public and professionals.
- A Family Guide To Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy & Drug Free
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Family Guide seeks to communicate to parents
and other caring adults about how they can help promote their child's mental health and reduce his or her risk
for becoming involved with alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs.
GirlPower! Adults Who Care
Girl Power! seeks to reinforce and sustain positive values among girls ages
9-14 by targeting health messages to the unique needs, interests, and challenges of
The purpose of Gradeworks.com is to help bridge the communication gap between
parents, teachers and students by encouraging more parental involvement in their
Healthfinder® is a gateway to reliable consumer health and human services
information developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Healthfinder® can lead you to selected online publications, clearinghouses,
databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as the government
agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the
- LD OnLine
LD OnLine is a service of The Learning Disabilities Project at WETA, Washington,
D.C., in association with The Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities. School
partners include The Lab School of Washington and Arlington (VA) Public Schools.
- Learning Disabilities Association
LDA is the largest non-profit volunteer organization advocating for individuals
with learning disabilities. LDA has 50 state affiliates and more than 600 local
chapters in 50 states, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico. The membership, composed of individuals with learning disabilities, family
members and concerned professionals, advocates for the over two million students
of school age with learning disabilities and for adults affected with learning
- MiddleWeb: Exploring Middle School
This is a very well designed web site devoted to issues and resources (for both
educators and parents) surrounding education in the middle grades. There are
parent-focused stories and the latest news from cities using innovative techniques
to ensure middle school students succeed in high school and life.
- National Association
for Primary Education
NAPE believes that primary education is a partnership of all those involved with
the school community. Parents must have full and up to date information about all
aspects of their child's schooling and the opportunity to be actively involved.
- National Association of
Partners in Education
NAPE helps facilitate collaboration between parent organizations, businesses,
universities, media, health care agencies, students, labor organizations, civic groups,
foundations, and government to improve the academic and personal growth of America's
- National Clearinghouse for Alcohol
and Drug Information (NCADI)
The world's largest resource for current information and materials concerning alcohol
and substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment. The NCADI Information
Services Department responds to alcohol and substance abuse information requests via
telephone, e-mail, voice mail, postal mail, TDD, and fax.
- National Parent Information Network
NPIN provides access to research-based information about the process of
parenting, and about family involvement in education. They believe that well-informed
families are likely to make good decisions about raising and educating their
- National School Safety Center
The National School Safety Center was created by presidential directive in 1984
to meet the growing need for additional training and preparation in the area of
school crime and violence prevention.
- Study Web
StudyWeb provides fast and easy access to a wide variety of research-quality
information via the Internet. Links to educational institutions, non-profit
organizations, an other education-related sites are provided.
Virginia Department of Education
This statewide education agency recently awarded ParentSmart a Site of the Month
designation. The Department offers a link for questions most frequently asked by