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Resources for Parents

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  • Zero to Three promotes the healthy development of infants and toddlers by supporting and strengthening families, communities, and those who work on their behalf.
  • Child Care Resource and Referral helps Pinellas County families find care for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, before and after care for school-age children and summer camp information.
  • Coordinated Child Care of Pinellas provides services centered on school readiness and school success.
  • Common Sense Media provides information and tools, as well as an independent forum, so that families can have a choice and a voice about the media they consume.
  • Baby Sign Language has videos demonstrating signs parents can learn to communicate with their babies.


Internet Safety


  • Pinellas County School Board has official information for parents in Pinellas County, including student calendar and registration information.
  • Helping Your Child Become a Reader - Early literacy tips from the U.S. Department of Education
  •, your source for Florida Standards student tutorials and resources
  • Common Core State Standards explains the common core standards and also includes the PTA’s Parent Guides for K-8.
  • answers common questions about lexiles, used to measure the reading levels of text and students.
  • Scholastic Reading Counts is a program used by schools to develop kids literacy. Use Book Expert Online to find books supported by Scholastic Reading Counts! Quizzes.
  • Helping Your Child Series from the U.S. Department of Education aims to provide parents with the tools and information necessary to help their children succeed in school and life.