Parent Information Resource Centers (PIRCs)
The PIRC is your one-stop resource center if
You are a parent or guardian and want your child to do well in every grade and get the best education possible the PIRC in your state can help you.
You are a principal or teacher and want families to be strong partners in meeting the challenges of the No Child Left Behind legislation - the PIRC in your state can help you.
You are a parent leader or a parent involvement specialist -and want to equip families with the right skills to support their children's learning and to be informed consumers of education the PIRC in your state can help you.
The U.S. Department of Education created the first PIRCs in 1995 to provide parents, schools and organizations working with families with training, information, and technical assistance to understand how children develop and what they need to succeed in school. Today, more than 70 PIRCs operate in almost all of the states across the nation. They work closely with parents, educators and community organizations to strengthen partnerships so that children can reach high academic standards.
Visit www.nationalpirc.org to find the PIRC(s) in your state.
* indicates individuals actively participating in NCPIE whose organizations are not members