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Parents Step Ahead is looking for Interns!

Parents Step Ahead a non-profit organization is seeking a 15-20 hr/wk. Program Intern. Our Mission is to recognize, educate, enable and empower parents to take a proactive role in the educational and personal development of their children. Through a partnership with school districts in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, corporations and community organizations we offer a […]

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 […]

4th Annual Teacher Ambassadors Leadership Development Experience

On September 9th-13th 2014, Parents Step Ahead members along with six teachers and school administrators serving as Teacher Ambassadors from different schools in Texas. Traveled to Washington D.C. for its 4th annual leadership development experience.   The 2014 PSA Teacher Ambassadors recognized are: Donna Lewis– Secondary Reassignment Center, Irving ISD Daniel Sias– Urban Park Elementary […]

2014 Month of the Family!

and Partners with Irving ISD  to host Month of the Family Community Service Day March 1, 2014 8am-12pm Lady Bird Johnson Middle School- Kick off location  3601 W. Pioneer Drive Irving, TX 75062 Free Breakfast!!!!    Free Raffle prizes!!! Johnston Elementary- Closing Location  2801 Rutgers Drive Irving, TX 75062 Additional Work-sites: Pierce ECE and Hanes Elementary 

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program- Apply TODAY!

It starts with good grades. But goes beyond. A dedicated student. A leader in school. A volunteer worker. A college-bound and community-minded individual. The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program wants to reward students who have succeeded both inside and outside of the classroom—and who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. It’s a […]

8th Annual Parent of the Year Award Ceremony Rescheduled

What:                                  8th Annual “Parent of the Year” Awards Ceremony will include a silent auction, dinner and awards. Who:                                    Six parent honorees – from Birdville, Dallas, DeSoto, Garland and Richardson Independent School Districts will be recognized during the event. The honorees are: Hernando Bautista KaSandra Bradley Gail Cook Zoila Hernandez Bernice & Richard Robledo Keynote Speaker […]

Sam Nix: Award Ceremony Keynote Speaker

Sam Nix will be the keynote speaker of the 8th Annual Parents Step Ahead, “Parent of the Year,” Awards Ceremony scheduled for Friday, January 17, 2014. The ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Dallas Love Field, 3300 W. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75235. Nix began his career in education as a […]

Keeping Students With Disabilities Safe from Bullying

by As Secretary Duncan has noted, the Department of Education is committed to making sure that all of our young people grow up free of fear, violence, and bullying. Bullying not only threatens a student’s physical and emotional safety at school, but fosters a climate of fear and disrespect, creating conditions that negatively impact learning—undermining […]

OneLite Outreach Pomona Ca, 2013

Parents Step Ahead’s Board Member Richard Montañez, creator of the “Flamin’ Hot Cheetos” and founder of Onelite Ministry Outreach, along with his family, held their annual OneLite Montañez “Back to School” outreach event on the 10th of August in Pomona CA.  The Onelite Ministry Outreach mission is to bless and inspire families by bringing help and […]


by While both parents are important to their children, fathers have a very real impact on not only the way their daughters view men as a whole, but also the way that they view the world. As a father, it’s important that you take an active role in your daughter’s life and provide her […]