Helpful Links

To read Parental Involvement Newsletters that are generated by the Region 16 Educational Service Center, please visit the link below. These newsletters have great information on a variety of topics, from help with homework to specific tips for fathers. The newsletters are in both English and Spanish.

ESC 16 Parental Involvement Newletters

Sleep is a vital need, essential to a child’s health and growth. Sleep promotes alertness, memory and performance. Children who get enough sleep are more likely to function better and are less prone to behavioral problems and moodiness. That is why it is important for parents to start early and help their children develop good sleep habits. How much sleep should my child get?

Sleep For Kids

There have been many studies done on how television/computer time before bed can affect a child. For articles regarding television/computer time before bed:

Talk About Sleep - Children

Beginning September 1, 2009, the law has been updated to require children under age 8 to ride in an appropriate car seat or booster seat, unless they are 4'9" tall.

Child Safety Restraint Laws - TX Dept. of Public Safety

Love and logic provides simple, easy to use techniques to help parents raise more responsible and respectful children. 

Love and Logic

Watch. Practice. Learn almost anything for free. With a library of over 2,600 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history we’re on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace. 

Khan Academy

Math4Texas showcases the Math TEKS by grade level with tips, examples, digital tools, and videos to help parents understand the math concepts and skills that their children are learning.


The Parenting Center offers the most comprehensive services of any agency in the area. Their staff are leaders in the fields of Co-Parenting, Counseling, Professional Education, Programs in School, and more. All of the services are designed to help families become healthy and remain strong. For more information (including calendar of free workshops) visit the link below.

The Parenting Center