Parent Resources

Parent Resource Internet Links

Mckinney-Vento Program (MVP)

The OCPS McKinney-Vento Program (MVP) provides supports to families currently in housing transition due to financial hardship.  Please click on the link at the bottom of this paragraph and answer the questions in this survey completely to see if you qualify for the program. If you need assistance with completing the form, you can call 407-317-3485 or email [email protected]

Digital Registration Link Families in housing transition now have the ability to identify for the McKinney-Vento Program (MVP) via a digital Student Residency Questionnaire (SRQ) found at this link.

Orange County Public Library
The Orange County Library offers many summer programs. It is also a wonderful resource to help find books for your child to read.

Parents @ ed.gov
ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

Florida PTA
The Florida PTA website offers resources for parents in areas like student achievement, safety, media, technology, health, and fitness.

Family Fun Magazine
Family related news, family event calendars, reviews of kid's toys, books, software, and other children's media, parent chat, service for questioning parenting experts, and more.

FamilyEducation.com
News, resources, information exchanges, legislative tracking, projects, health resources, and more.

Wired Safety
Wired Safety provides help, information, and education to Internet and mobile device users of all ages.

Education World Parent Resources
Education World is a wonderful site teachers use frequently for ideas and activities that keep students involved. They also have a wide variety of resources for parents.

SuperKids
SuperKids offers ways to make your computer time more educational with software reviews and great online and off-line tips.

Reading is Fundamental
The Reading is Fundamental organization offers tips and resources on helping your child learn to love reading.

Cerebral Palsy Guide
Cerebral palsy is a disability caused by brain damage that restricts normal movement and coordination. Each year, 10,000 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial options, and support to help those affected by this condition.

Orange County Public Schools
The Orange County Public Schools website will keep you up to date with important dates and information that affects your child’s school year.