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Bilingual Parent Institute
April 5, 2019 *  San Antonio
We are thrilled to announce our keynoters! 
Erika Prosper Nirenberg
San Antonio First Lady 
Erika Prosper Nirenberg
Erika Prosper Nirenberg will deliver our opening keynote. She is director of customer insights for H-E-B, and 2018 chairwoman of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Mar_a Rocha
First Grade Teacher,
María Rocha
Our closing keynote will be presented by María Rocha, who is a first grade teacher at Mark Twain Dual Language Academy in San Antonio.
Reyna Torres Mendivil
Reyna Torres Mendivil
Our special guest, Ambassador Reyna Torres Mendivil, Consul General of Mexico in San Antonio, will open the institute.
Celina Moreno
Celina Moreno, J.D.
IDRA President & CEO
Also, come and meet IDRA's new President & CEO: Celina Moreno, J.D.!
Please join us for our annual institute that offers families, school district personnel and community groups from across the country the opportunity to network, obtain resources and information, and receive training and bilingual materials on IDRA's nationally-recognized research based model for parent leadership in education. 

Designed for families, community groups & educators of school-age children, this institute is interactive and participatory. All presentations are bilingual (English-Spanish). 

  • Bilingual presentations on successful family engagement
  • Roundtable educational presentations
  • Breakout sessions on important education topics
  • Refreshments and lunch included
  • Exhibitors, including service providers, college and universities and non-profits

Individuals should  register online. For groups, p lease provide the names of your guests on the PDF registration form.  Forms of payment: Check, Paypal or Purchase Order.
Special Offer for Groups: 
Register 5 and Get 1 Free!
Exhibit at IDRA's Parent Institute
We invite exhibitors that are service providers, college and universities and nonprofit agencies to exhibit at our parent institute to provide information, materials, etc., regarding the many services and resources available to them that promote children's' success in school and in life.  Email Dr. Sulema Carreon-Sanchez for details.
Find out why IDRA's Parent Institute is so powerful! 
Get more information,  including stories, photos and videos from this institute in previous years.
March 14, 2019
The Intercultural Development Research Association is an independent, non-profit organization. Our mission is to achieve equal educational opportunity for every child through strong public schools that prepare all students to access and succeed in college. IDRA strengthens and transforms public education by providing dynamic training; useful research, evaluation, and frameworks for action; timely policy analyses; and innovative materials and programs.

We are committed to the IDRA valuing philosophy, respecting the knowledge and skills of the individuals we work with and build on the strengths of the students and parents in their schools.