School Smarts is a parent engagement program with an operating principle of inclusion — reaching across all parent groups and bringing them together in support of their common interest in helping children succeed. The program offers a seven-session parent academy that educates and empowers parents. Topics include understanding the education system, communicating effectively, and the importance of parent involvement. If you would like to *sign-up or receive more information about the topics covered in each session please contact Nivia Alvarado via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 310-828-2814 ext. 62118. *Space is limited, sessions conducted in English with Spanish interpretation as needed.