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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”


Keynote Speaker Advocates of the Year Parents of the Year Co-Chairs   Since 2006, Parents Step Ahead has honored parents from different school districts throughout North Texas with this celebration.  Honorees selected based on program participation, school nomination, and an essay written by them and their about the importance of parental involvement. In addition to this […]

About Parents Step Ahead

Press Release

  • Advocates POY

    2014 “Advocate of the Year” Award Recepeints

    Return to Page Parents Step Ahead this past year, partnered up with Irving ISD for two events at five different campuses in the district. First was the kickoff to the “Month of the Family” on March 1st at Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, Johnston Elementary School, Hanes Elementary School and Piece Early Childhood School. As […]

  • Winners

    9th Annual “Parent of the Year” Award Recipients

    Return to Page Dallas, TX – December 5, 2014- Parents Step Ahead is proud to recognize the 2014 Parents of the Year.The annual awards gala is the yearly fundraiser for the Parents Step Ahead program which has empowered many families to become active participants in their children’s education. At the ceremony, winning parents received a new desktop […]

  • PSA GALA 2014 Invite
  • Co-Chairs

    2014 “Parent of the Year” Gala Co-Chairs

      Return to Page Dallas, TX – December 5, 2014 –   Parents Step Ahead announces Parents Step Ahead Board of Director, Betty R. Uribe of California Bank & Trust and Chuck Bowman of Amegy Bank of Texas, as co-chairs for the 9th annual “Parent of the Year” Awards Ceremony. Since 2006, Parents Step Ahead has […]

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    Keynote Speaker for 2014 “Parent of the Year” Gala

    Return to Page 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 […]

  • Daniel Sias Teacher Ambassador (3)

    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 […]

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