• Welcome to Parent/Community Empowerment

    Our mission is to keep open communication and collaboration with schools, parents, 
    teachers, students, administrators and community agencies that will enhance parent 
    participation in a child's life. Parent involvement is a critical factor in effective schooling. 
    A child's education is a responsibility shared by school, family and community stake 
    holders during the entire period the child spends in school.

RAD Academy for Parents of Elementary Students

  •  In the R.A.D. Academy, parents learn how to: (For parents of elementary students)  

    • Make an Academic Success Plan to prepare your student for high school.
    • Become partners with your students’ teachers and the school.
    • Motivate your student to do his or her best.
    • Encourage good homework and study skills.
    • Communicate effectively with your student.
    • Establish and maintain firm, fair and consistent discipline.
    • Make sure your student develops excellent reading skills ... and more! 

    Registration is required to attend/Space is limited!

    Please register by February 13, 2019 

    Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm
    Date: February 20th, 27th, March 6th, 13th and 28th, 2019
    Register here or by phone (209) 933-7470 ext. 2228


Parent Ambassador Training

  • You’re invited to participate in the Parent Ambassador Training Program.

    Parent Ambassadors will be trained to lead and support their school’s sponsored parent committees/groups. Each Parent Ambassador will learn how to effectively work and communicate with staff and parents, support parent outreach, and build parent involvement at his/her designated school. (Spanish translation provided for participants.)

    Parent Leaders/Volunteers:
    PAC, SSC, ELAC, DELAC, PTA/PTO, Booster Club, and/or parent volunteers are welcome to attend.

    Scope of trainings:
    Three days of training provided to parents from SUSD school sites.
    Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

    Dates/ Times/ Location:
    Feb. 28, March 5 & March 13, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    San Joaquin County Office of Education

    Register here or by phone: (209) 933-7470 ext. 2228 


RAD Academy for Parents of High School Students

  • In the Realizing the Academic Dream classes, you will learn: 

    • How to make an Academic Success Plan to prepare your student to graduate from high school prepared to go on to college
    • How to create your student’s 4-year high school plan
    • Motivate your student to do his or her best
    • Encourage good homework and study skills
    • How parents have a tremendous influence on their student’s academic success
    • How to use a University Preparation Checklist
    • College Academic Requirements, planning and how to pay for college...and more!

     Parent Information

    Classes are on Tuesday: January 22, 29 & February 5, 12, and 19, 2019

    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Where: Cesar Chavez High School 2929 Windflower Lane Stockton 95209

    Please register by January 18, 2019

    Register here or by phone (209) 933-7470 ext. 2228

EPIC Training


     Stockton Unified School District's Mental Health and Behavior Support Services presents EPIC, a four week parent training program designed specifically for parents and caregivers of strong-willed or out-of-control children and is available to parents of all students attending SUSD schools.

    EPIC will assist parents in learning and applying new skills, such as:

     -expressing love

    -active listening

    -implementing effective consequences


    -being consistent

     Each age group will be discussed at each location, but the Franklin session will focus on 11-18 year olds.

    HAMILTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 2245 E 11th St, Stockton, CA 95215/TUESDAYS 9 - 11 am/Jan. 8 - 29, 2019

    FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL - 4600  E Fremont St. Stockton,  CA 95215/TUESDAYS 1-   3 pm/Feb. 5 - 26, 2019

    SPANOS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 536 California  St , Stockton, CA 95203/ TUESDAYS 8 -10 am/Apr. 2 - 23, 2019

    Register online here

    For more information, please contact: Monica Radoc, LCSW  209.933.7120 x2502/mnradoc@stocktonusd.net or Justin Sunseri, MFT 209.933.7120 x2589/jsunseri@stocktonusd.net

  • Parent Tips/Resources

    Wolfram-Alpha: Wolfram-Alpha is a computational search engine. WA can solve algebraic equations, graph, simplify expressions and in many cases show the steps to a solution. Appropriate for all ages and grades. www.wolframalpha.com

    XL Learning: Comprehensive list of math skills and topics that students need to master at every grade level. Includes interactive practice problems with explanations if the problem is solved incorrectly. Targeted towards students from pre-kindergarten through high school geometry. www.ixl.com.


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