Chicago Panel on School Policy
This non-profit group is establishing a clearinghouse of parent-involvement activities and programs. Contact: Executive Director Barbara Buell, (312) 346-2202.
Chicago Region PTA
The hub of a citywide network, the regional office also gets regular updates on Reform Board initiatives through a PTA advisory committee established by the board. Contact: Carolee Caplan, (312) 786-1476.
Chicago Teachers Union Quest Center
Courses for teachers include “The New Definition of Parent Involvement.” Workshops on parent-teacher relationships also are offered to parents, teachers and groups of both. Contact: Connee Fitch-Blanks, (312) 329-7275.