About Us

About

Twenty-one years ago, in a modest apartment in Dallas, realizing a million hopes and dreams, El Hispano News was born. At the time, the Hispanic population was a little more than half a million and the city had only one Spanish language newspaper. El Hispano News represented a necessary alternative and pioneered the way for […]

Parent Programs

JO Davis Parent Program

Parents Step Ahead partners with local school districts, corporations and community organizations to offer school-based seminar programs for parents throughout the year. Educators, motivational speakers, community volunteers and experts present seminars on parenting and school involvement, computer and digital literacy, underage drinking, internet safety, health, finance and other topics. Each school-based program includes a free […]

2014 “Parent of the Year”

PSA GALA INVITE 2014

Individual Registration Sponsorship Keynote Speaker Gala Chair   You are cordially invited! What: 9th annual “Parent of the Year” Gala include a silent auction, dinner and awards When: Friday, Dec 5, 2014 at 6 p.m. Where: Wyndham Dallas Love Field, 3300 W. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75235 Tickets: $100 individuals and $2,500 table of 10 sponsorship (RSVP needed […]

About Parents Step Ahead

Press Release

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    Parents Step Ahead Finalizes Year Long Program

      The final Parent Program of 2014 for Parents Step Ahead (PSA) concluded at Lamar Middle School (Lamar) in Irving ISD this past Thursday, October 23rd 2014. Lamar was the 5th school to hold a Parent Program in 2014. Previous schools in 2014 included Centerville Elementary School (Garland ISD), Urban Park Elementary School (Dallas ISD), […]

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    Keynote Speaker for 2014 “Parent of the Year” Gala

    Darren Green will be the keynote speaker of the 9th Annual Parents Step Ahead, “Parent of the Year” Awards Gala on Friday December 5, 2014. The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. in the Wyndham Dallas Love Field Hotel. Darren “Freedom” Green, lives and trains individuals with the mindset that an educated and freed […]

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    Southwest Airlines Supports PSA Teacher Ambassadors

    Recognizing Teachers and School Administrators for Engaging Parents and Families   October 10, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Parents Step Ahead (PSA) members along with six teachers and school administrators serving as Teacher Ambassadors from Dallas and San Antonio schools in Texas travelled to Washington, D.C. from September 9-13 for its 4th annual leadership development experience. […]

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    Parents Step Ahead & Community Partners Attend Children’s Learning Center Opening

    Dallas, Texas, September 25, 2014 – Last week was the opening of the Library and Children’s learning center which began with the signing of a letter of intent between the Mexican Consulate General in Dallas and the University of North Texas (UNT). The agreement established a ventanilla de educación (education window) at the consulate; which […]

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    ETS Supports Trenton Schools’ Parent and Family Conference

    More than 800 parents and family members of Trenton public school students attended a recent conference, sponsored in part by ETS that sought to encourage and empower family involvement in their children’s education. The “Transforming Our Schools Together Parent and Family Conference” brought together school district officials, parent groups, civic organizations, community groups, faith-based organizations […]

  • Parents Step Ahead announces 2013 Parent of the Year Gala Co-Chairs

    More than 300 guest, community and business leaders will attend the gala supporting parental involvement in district schools DALLAS – Nov. 4, 2013 – Parents Step Ahead is pleased to announce that Olga Lopez, district manager of Wells Fargo in Dallas and Betty Uribe, Ed. D., executive vice president of California Bank & Trust will […]

  • 15 Blogs with the Best Tips for Teaching Kids to Cooperate

    By: Becomeananny.org Cooperation is a social skill that all children have to learn, and teaching your children to share at an early age is the best way to begin teaching them about cooperation. Learning to share helps kids understand that they have to cooperate with each other to have fun. As kids get older, they’ll […]

  • PSA Debuts Education Panel

    DC-area high school and college students will gather at the Crystal Gateway Marriott on September 5th, 2013 for the National LATINA Symposium‘s first-ever Empowering the Leaders of Tomorrow panel hosted by Parents Step Ahead. Experts in the fields of education, military service and the public and private sector will inform students on different pathways to success through higher education. The […]

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    Parents Step Ahead Has Elected Gwen Craig As A New Board Member

    Parents Step Ahead announces the appointment of Gwen Craig to its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors consists of a diverse group of people that want to make a difference in the community by empowering parents with the tools necessary for the development of their children. “Parents Step Ahead is honored to be able […]

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    Get To Know Our Board Member Frank Gómez

     FRANK GÓMEZ STRATEGIC ALLIANCES/PUBLIC AFFAIRS EXECUTIVE EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE  Frank Gómez heads strategic alliances at ETS, the world’s leading educational research and assessment institution.  It administers  more than 50,000 tests per year, among them the AP, SAT, GRE, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and teacher  licensure tests. He forges ties with […]

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