Our evening event, focused on the transition from elementary school, provides families and school staff an opportunity to discuss issues around the transition from elementary to intermediate or middle school. An ed psych professor describes adolescent developmental changes. Topics covered include:
Working together with schools, our tours are designed to help families with children in 5th and 6th grade explore and learn about the public school options in their community.
Families hear about the school’s unique vision, the various programs and activities that may be offered, see, and sometimes hear examples of student’s work, meet and talk to staff, and visit the campus, classrooms, and facilities
With 1,000+ members statewide, we are a non-profit community organization dedicated to supporting and improving public education through family engagement.
We advocate for policies that increase educational opportunities for parents, families, and children. PPS-Hawai‘i is a member of the national organization, Parents for Public Schools Inc., which has established 17 chapters in 12 states.