Georgia Parental Information and Resource Center



    Reading to Your Child

    These are resources designed to improve family reading habits and promote increased reading

    strategies to help improve reading habits.

    time with children. Visit the GA PIRC website to access resources and materials that describe

    Starting Kindergarten

    These are resources that will help parents and children overcome anxiety over entering an

    unfamiliar environment with new friends and new teachers.

    Network, a GA PIRC Partner, to obtain resources for parents on transitioning to the classroom


    Contact the GA Parents as Teachers

    Homework Help

    These are resources and tips on how parents can use existing resources and new resources to

    help their child overcome homework challenges.

    information to address homework help.

    Visit the GA PIRC website to access

    Parent-Teacher Conferences

    This is information that will help determine the “who, what, why” of a parent-teacher conference.

    Who participates? What typically happens and what should happen during the meeting? Who is

    responsible for scheduling and conducting the conference?

    information can be downloaded from the GA PIRC website.

    A document providing this

    PTAs and PTOs

    What is the difference between a PTA and PTO? How can you best work with the parent group

    at your school? What is the role of the parent involvement group at your school?

    website provides an explanation of each group.

    The GA PIRC

    Transition to Middle School

    The transition from elementary school to middle school can be challenging to both the parent and

    the child. Resources are available that address emotion management as well as what to expect

    with new academic requirements.

    parents has been prepared by GA PIRC. Please visit the website for more information.

    A PowerPoint presentation on transition to middle school for

    Helping Your Child Succeed in High School

    Information is available that addresses goal setting, decision-making and outside influences as

    well as learning about necessary testing necessary to graduate high school.

    PIRC for notification of workshops and training that help parents be better prepared to address

    high school academic and non-academic success.

    Contact the GA

    100 Tips for Parents

    Easy to understand tips make it easier for parents to help with academic success.

    with 100 tips for parents can be downloaded from the GA PIRC website.

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