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Student & Family Support Services

immigration rights

En Diciembre de 2016, el Distrito Escolar de Escuela Secundaria de San Mateo organizo  un foro comunitario acerca de los derechos de inmigración. A continuación se encuentran los recursos del evento.


In December 2016, the SMUHSD hosted a community forum on immigration rights. Below are the resources from that event.

Student and Family Support Services


Our school district has partnered with community organizations to help support our EL families. We work with the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center (PCRC) and the Youth Services Bureau (YSB) to provide our students with one-on-one and group counseling, and parenting classes and workshops. We also have vibrant Latino Parent Groups at each of our sites.



Below is an outline of the programs that we have at various sites in our district to support our families:


PIQE2.jpgAccording to their website PIQE Program, PIQE’s signature program is the Parent Engagement Education Program. The program is designed to educate parents on how to foster a positive educational environment for their children both at home and at school. The program, which lasts nine weeks, is free to parents. Parents who participate learn how to create a positive and lasting educational environment at home using a number of proven academic success tools: dedicating a home study location and time of day for homework; creating ongoing dialog with their kids’ surrounding their academic successes and challenges; discussing children’s college expectations; and more.


PIQE classes are offered at Capuchino and San Mateo High Schools and are open to all parents in the district.




According to their website Parent Project, the Parent Project® is a free, 12-week course that is offered in English and Spanish to anyone who cares for a child or adolescent. The classes meet for three hours each week.  Parents learn parenting skills and get information about resources and other support available in their communities. Parents/caregivers learn and practice skills such as:


  • appropriate ways to discipline
  • preventing or stopping alcohol, drug and tobacco use
  • improving communication skills
  • improving grades and school attendance

The Parent Project classes are offered at Mills High School and San Mateo High Schools and are open to all parents in the district.