Parent Resources

Powerschool Portal
ALERT:
Calhoun County School District experienced a technology glitch where all of the username and passwords for Power School’s Parent Portal program were deleted. Parents will need to contact their child’s school and have their user names and passwords reissued. Parents will also need to re-create their accounts in The Parent Portal part of Power School. If assistance is needed, please contact Mary Agnes Currie at 803-655-2620, or at mcurrie@ccps.calhoun.k12.sc.us. Calhoun County School District apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused you. (Added 03/13/2012)

Getting Started
This web site discusses the importance of reading aloud to your child. Suggestions for reading aloud and story telling are given.

Getting Started in Spanish
This web site discusses the importance of reading aloud to your child. Suggestions for reading aloud and story telling are given.

Great Ideas
This web site is filled with reading ideas and tips for parents.

Kids Page
This site contains kid-friendly web sites for ages 2 and up that develop reading skills through word games, storytimes, brain teasers and more!

National Center for Family Literacy
The mission of the National Center for Family Literacy is to help parents and children achieve their greatest potential together through quality literacy programs. Contained on this site are reading tips and resources for parents.

Parent Rights Under FERPA
Information regarding parent rights under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

The Partnership for Reading
The Partnership for Reading offers information about effective teaching of reading for children, adolescents, and adults, based on evidence from quality research. Look for parent resources to help young children become readers.

Scholastic Family Reading
This site is dedicated to giving parents resources to encourage the love of learning.

Book, Author, and Fun Literacy Resources
This site offers many resources for parents of children in elementary school.