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Parent Today is a free, bi-monthly, award-winning
e-mail newsletter and companion website designed to help build a
stronger bridge between families and the classroom.
Parent Today is filled with research-based
information that empowers parents and guardians and supports teachers.
Parent Today addresses four “chapters” of a child’s
life – early learners, elementary school, the middle years and high
school – with stories about what is happening in the classroom and
Visit the Parent Today website to subscribe at
http://www.parenttoday.org/ * Once you sign up, you will receive
emails twice monthly with a brief list of current articles in the linked
e-newsletter and website. No subscriber information is shared, and you
may unsubscribe at any time. Parent Today is a free service for SCS
*Note: Schoharie's subscriber code is 12157.
The Parent Today website offers resources to
subscribing families that encourage parents to be more fully engaged in
their child’s academic life. Regular features also include Timely Tips
about enjoyable activities for students and families, In the News and a
link to Education Speaks, which focuses on education-related news and
Parent Today has received numerous national and
state honors, including the National School Public Relations
Association’s 2014 and 2013 Golden Achievement Award and New York State
School Public Relations Association communication awards.
Frequently Asked Questions about Parent Today
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often will I receive Parent Today?
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Q. What is Parent
A. Parent Today is a free e-mail newsletter and companion website
designed to help build a stronger bridge between families and the
classroom. Parent Today is filled with research-based information that
empowers parents and supports teachers. Parent Today addresses four
chapters of a child’s life – early learners, elementary school, the
middle years and high school – with stories about what is happening in
the classroom and students’ lives. The companion website offers
resources to subscribing families that encourage parents to be more
fully engaged in their child’s academic life.
Q. How do I sign up?
A. On the Parent Today website,
http://www.parenttoday.org/, click on “Subscribe now” at the top
left of the page to create your user profile. You will be asked to fill
in your name and e-mail address and select a password. Once you create
your profile, you will begin receiving bimonthly newsletters and have
access to the parenttoday.org website. You may also find the website via
a link on this webpage. Note: Schoharie's subscriber code is 12157.
Q. Who can sign up for
A. Schoharie Central School District receives Parent Today as part of
its communications services from the Capital Region BOCES. Residents of
the district can sign up at
http://www.parenttoday.org. Note: Schoharie's subscriber code
Q. How do I log in, once
I have subscribed?
A. On the Parent Today home page, enter your e-mail address and password
in the appropriate fields and press the Login button.
Q. How often will I
receive e-mails from Parent Today?
A. You will receive an e-mail newsletter twice each month.
Q. I have a School News
Notifier (SNN) profile. Do I need to create a new profile to receive
A. Yes, you will need to create a separate profile to receive access to
Q. Does it cost anything
to subscribe to Parent Today?
A. No. Parent Today is provided free of charge by your school district.
Q. Who produces Parent
A. Parent Today is produced by the Capital Region BOCES Communications
Service, written and edited by a group of Communications Team members.
The BOCES provides educational leadership, services and support to
meet the needs of our students and school districts, and the
Communications Team consists of more than 60 professionals who support
the effort of districts they serve. Many team members are parents who,
though not "experts," know how to find expert answers to parenting
issues and questions.
Q. Why should I subscribe
to Parent Today?
A. Dozens of studies have confirmed the positive link between parental
involvement and students’ improved performance in school. Parent Today
offers simple strategies and tools that can be used at home to help
children make huge strides in the classroom.
Parent Today provides research-based information
that is aligned with the New York State Learning Standards and the
developing Common Core Standards. Parent Today's writers and editors tap
their fellow communications professionals, area teachers and school
officials to develop content relevant to students in our area. Parents,
guardians, school staff and students may all suggest story ideas.
Q. How can I submit a
A. Submit your story idea to
Q. If I subscribe to
Parent Today, am I going to start receiving junk e-mail messages?
A. No, as a subscriber to Parent Today you will only receive the
twice-monthly Parent Today e-newsletter. The email address included in
your Parent Today user profile is maintained on a secure database. The
school district and Capital Region BOCES do not provide any information
about Parent Today subscribers to any third parties for any purpose.
Q. How do I
unsubscribe from Parent Today?
A. To unsubscribe, visit the Parent Today homepage and log in. Click on
“my account,” and you’ll find an unsubscribe button there.