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The Black Parents Association of the San Mateo Union High School District is a volunteer association made up of a diverse group of parents, guardians, teachers, and friends of all ethnicities who support equitable and inclusive learning environments for our students. We are dedicated to cooperatively promoting quality education for students of African, African American, or multiracial descent while offering the best level of support and information to both students and parents. Through collaboration, participation and support, we help to enrich our students’ high school journey preparing them to reach their fullest potential.

2023-2024 School Year Update


The BPA is currently seeking its next Board of Directors including President, Treasurer and Secretary. We are also looking for individuals who want to join the association.

In order to serve on the board you need to be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Passionate about supporting positive academic and social emotional outcomes for our students
  • Able to collaborate on educational and community events that uplift, engage and encourage our students
  • Available at least once a month for board meetings

Are you interested in being a part of the BPA?  Fill out the survey (also available below) below or view the flyer for more information


Throughout the school year we host several community events to help parents / students / community stay connected and even celebrate the academic achievements and scholastic excellence of graduating seniors with events such as the:

  • BPA Unity in the Community Town Halls
  • Annual Unity in the Community:  Fundraising Social
  • Annual Baccalaureate & Scholarship Ceremony
  • Additional events added throughout the year help our students to achieve their goals

Your Involvement

We eagerly welcome those who are willing to join us in our crusade. We look forward to your ideas and suggestions helping the Black Parents Association continue to flourish and serve as an effective resource for our students. Together, let’s make this school year one of the most productive terms in our student’s academic career. “Team Work makes the Dream Work”

La organizacián Black Parents Association (BPA) de San Mateo Union High School District  

La organizacián Black Parents Association (BPA) de San Mateo Union High School District está dedicada a promover cooperativamente una educación de calidad para estudiantes de ascendencia africana, afroamericana o multirracial y, al mismo tiempo, ofrece el mejor nivel de apoyo e información tanto para estudiantes como para padres/tutores.

A través de la colaboración, participación y apoyo, ayudamos a enriquecer la educación superior de nuestros estudiantes preparándolos para alcanzar su máximo potencial.

La BPA está buscando actualmente su próxima junta directiva, incluidos el presidente, el tesorero y secretario. También estamos buscando personas que quieran unirse a la asociación.

Para formar parte de la junta directiva es necesario ser:

  • Al menos tener 18 años de edad

  • Apasionado por el apoyo académico positivo y resultados socioemocionales positivos para nuestros estudiantes

  • Capaz de colaborar en eventos educativos y de la comunidad que animen y motiven a nuestros estudiantes

  • Estar disponible por lo menos una vez al mes para las reuniones de la junta directiva

Está interesado en ser parte de BPA - llenar el formulario de interés!

Descargar el folleto.

April 22: Interest Meeting

Black Parents Association Interest Meeting via Zoom will be held Monday, April 22, 6 - 7 p.m.

Attend this event to find out how to get involved with the BPA. 

Download the flyer:
English | Spanish

Learn more.


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