What is PAAACT?
♦PAAACT is an organization formed to advocate for parents and families of African American students in all grades and in every school of the district. All persons willing to promote the positive social, emotional, and academic development of African American students are welcomed to participate.
What does PAAACT do?
PAAACT serves five primary functions:
♦Maintains a formal network of African American students’ families and acts as a centralized source for educational information and opportunities.
♦Represents and protects the interests of African American students’ families with regard to equitable access to information, resources, and opportunities.
♦Provides ongoing parent workshops that teach student support strategies and how to navigate the paths from school to career.
♦Monitors, analyzes, interprets, and responds to trends and data regarding African American student progress.
♦Advises the school site and district administration on matters pertinent to the positive social, emotional, and academic development of African American students and their families.
What you can do?
Visit or call the PUSD Personnel Office to begin the parent volunteer process 925-473-2336.
♦Visit the main office of your child’s school and get registered as a PAAACT parent.
♦Attend the monthly PAAACT meetings.
♦Maintain a working email address and cell phone number.
♦Enroll in Parent University, a 7-week, school-to career workshop series.