As a parent, you play an integral role in your child’s academic and social development. You lay the foundation for their future. If you’d like to learn more about how AVID can help your child thrive, please contact the AVID Coordinator at your child’s school. If AVID is not available in your district, you can contact us directly to learn more about what we offer.

    Here are some additional resources you can use to help your child thrive in school, work, and life.

    Parent Toolkit

    Parent Toolkit is produced by NBC News Education Nation and includes information about almost every aspect of your child’s development, from early education to college and careers.

    U.S Department of Education

    The U.S. Department of Education provides resources to help parents in a variety of ways, covering early childhood education all the way through paying for college. Get tips on helping students with homework, reading, and math.

    National Education Association (NEA)

    NEA offers tips on keeping kids curious, providing emotional support, partnering with teachers, and understanding education policy.

    Federal Student Aid (FSA)

    FSA gives parents the information they need to save for college, learn about financial aid, and help their child complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FSA also provides in depth resources on college and financial aid in both English and Spanish.  

    Big Future

    The College Board’s Big Future is a free, comprehensive resource that helps both students and parents to make college planning easier. They provide parent action plans from middle school through each year of high school and information on financial aid.

    Teaching Tolerance

    Teaching Tolerance has published a parent’s guide to preventing and responding to prejudice.

    Career Village

    Career Village gives students access to career information and advice from professionals across the country. Parents can direct their children here to help them become more career-ready.