Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute™

Bilingual Parent Institute • April 27, 2017

Special event for families, community groups, educators and administrators 

This annual institute offers families, school district personnel and community groups from across Texas the opportunity to network, obtain resources and information, and receive training and bilingual materials on IDRA’s nationally-recognized research-based model for parent leadership in education.

This year’s institute, funded in part by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, will highlight family engagement as it relates to the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaced the No Child Left Behind Act.

This institute is interactive and participatory. All presentations are bilingual (English-Spanish). 

When: April 27, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78216

Register Online Today!

Or print the registration form (PDF) or the Microsoft Word form.


Update: We are almost at capacity. Be sure to register to save your spot! We will not be able to accept walk-ins due to space limitations.

Highlights coming in 2017
• Bilingual presentations (English-Spanish)

• Roundtable educational presentations
• Parent interviews
• Breakout sessions on education topics 
• Refreshments and lunch
• Exhibitors, including service providers, college and universities and non-profit agencies

Event Registration

The fee is $60 per person (includes presentations, materials, exhibits, refreshments and lunch). Register online by clicking the button registration below or print a registration form (PDF file or Microsoft Word form). For more information, contact Ms. Jocellyn Rivera (e-mail; phone 210-444-1710).

Find out why IDRA’s Parent Institute is so Powerful!

Read articles about our previous parent institutes: Families Engaging Each Other to Improve Schools – IDRA’s Annual La Semana del Niño Parent Institute™, by Frances Guzmán, M.Ed.

Parents from Across Texas Share Ideas and Strategies at Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute, by Felix Montes, Ph.D.

Watch the 2016 institute videos on YouTube.

   See the NowCastSA webpage with video and related information from the 2015 institute.

    See photos from the institute on Flickr.


Highlights 2015