We serve diverse families, multicultural schools,
and vulnerable youth to improve outcomes
for community members.

We serve diverse families, multicultural schools,
and vulnerable youth to improve outcomes
for community members.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to empower educators, school leaders and youth-serving agencies working with schools in the K-12 setting to build trust and partnerships with the families they serve for the success of all youth.

Parents 2 Partners

Our Impact:

100% of Parent Academy graduates…

On Educators:

  • 100% of participants reported feeling inspired and empowered as a result of our training.
  • gained skills in cross-cultural communication to reduce conflicts
  •  learned how to effectively include, enlist and engage diverse families
  • Significantly increased parental attendance and community outreach
  • Participants who completed our Grant Writing Retreat returned with a completed proposal
  • Became familiar with community resources
  • Developed co-teaching skills

Impact on Parent Academy Program:

  • Understood cultural expectations for success
  • Embraced the mission of their child’s school
  • Gained a working knowledge of the U.S. educational system
  • Obtained library cards and improved literacy at home
  • Developed skills to become valuable school volunteers
  • Became school ambassadors
  • Learned how to help their children with homework
  • Became familiar with community resources
  • Learned strategies to have productive meetings with school staff

What We Do

Teacher Training

We offer training and support to school staff on effective outreach to families.

Parent Academies for schools

We provide parent training programs as a one-time event or a series to help parents and guardians connect with their child’s teachers.

Internships Program

We mentor university students and educators who aspire to delve into new initiatives or complete a capstone project.

Research & Advocacy

We conduct research to help educators and newcomers with the best practices for supporting English learners.

Resource Creation:

We develop needed resources for educators, schools and youth-serving organizations.

Grant Opportunity

We provide grants to districts and non-profit who serve vulnerable community members and wish to have our services.

Grant retreat training:

We provide an intensive grant-writing retreat to train educators on how to apply for grants


What People Say About Us

What We Do:

We elevate the work of schools K-12 and youth-serving agencies with cross-cultural communication skills and methods of outreach in order to connect them with all families they serve and improve learning and outcomes for all students.

We offer Parent Academies in a language understood by participants and empower parents to set high aspirations for themselves and their children.

We provide guidance and training to school staff on family outreach and cultural responsiveness to create partnerships between diverse parents and educators.

We collaborate with educators from across the state of Ohio to develop and maintain updated resources for families, students, and educators.

Get Involved:

There are a variety of ways you can get involved with Parents 2 Partners!

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