Maryland Parent Involvement Matters nominations now open
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 10:45
The Maryland State Department of Education is now accepting nominations for the sixth annual Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award [PIMA] program.
    The PIMA recognizes parents and guardians with legal responsiblity for a child whose exemplary contributions to public education have led to improvements for Maryland’s public school children, teachers, programs and/or policies.
    Created by MSDE, the  award highlights the positive impact parents have on public education and encourages parental involvement in schools.
    An eligible nominee is any adult with legal responsibility for a child who has significantly impacted a Maryland public school within the last 24 months in the areas of communication, volunteering, learning, community collaboration and/or decision making.
    For more information about the program or to download an application, visit www.marylandpublicschools.org/pima. Completed applications must be postmarked by Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.