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Twenty-one years ago, in a modest apartment in Dallas, realizing a million hopes and dreams, El Hispano News was born. At the time, the Hispanic population was a little more than half a million and the city had only one Spanish language newspaper. El Hispano News represented a necessary alternative and pioneered the way for [...]

Parent Programs

JO Davis Parent Program

Parents Step Ahead partners with local school districts, corporations and community organizations to offer school-based seminar programs for parents throughout the year. Educators, motivational speakers, community volunteers and experts present seminars on parenting and school involvement, computer and digital literacy, underage drinking, internet safety, health, finance and other topics. Each school-based program includes a free [...]

2013 “Parent of the Year”


Since 2006, Parents Step Ahead has honored parents from different school districts throughout North Texas with a December celebration. During the event, parents are rewarded for their contributions to their children’s education with a dinner and a special awards ceremony. On January 17, 2014, Parents Step Ahead honored its 2013 Parents of the Year: Hernando [...]

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    Parents Step Ahead congratulates the 8th Annual “Parent of the Year” Award Recipients

    KaSandra Bradley DALLAS, TX (Jan. 15, 2014) – Parents Step Ahead is proud to recognize the 2013 Parents of the Year. The ceremony and dinner will take place Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Wyndham Hotel Dallas Love Field, 3300 W. Mockingbird Lane beginning at 6 p.m. The annual award ceremony is the yearly fundraiser [...]

  • Parents Step Ahead thanks its 8th Annual Parent of the Year Award Ceremony Sponsors

    DALLAS, TX (Jan. 14, 2014) – Atmos Energy Corporation is the title sponsor of the Parents Step Ahead’s 8th Annual “Parent of the Year” Award Ceremony Gala scheduled for Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Wyndham Hotel Dallas Love Field, 3300 W. Mockingbird Lane beginning at 6 p.m., Atmos Energy along with 15 additional event [...]

  • 8th Annual Parent of the Year Award Ceremony Rescheduled

    What:                                  8th Annual “Parent of the Year” Awards Ceremony will include a silent auction, dinner and awards. Who:                                    Six parent honorees – from Birdville, Dallas, DeSoto, Garland and Richardson Independent School Districts will be recognized during the event. The honorees are: Hernando Bautista KaSandra Bradley Gail Cook Zoila Hernandez Bernice & Richard Robledo Keynote Speaker [...]

  • Sam Nix: Award Ceremony Keynote Speaker

    Sam Nix will be the keynote speaker of the 8th Annual Parents Step Ahead, “Parent of the Year,” Awards Ceremony scheduled for Friday, January 17, 2014. The ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Dallas Love Field, 3300 W. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75235. Nix began his career in education as a [...]


    By Nannyclassifieds.com   Even though you may not think your child idolizes you, the reality is that she is watching your every move and mimicking your actions. From toddlers to teens, children look to their    parents for guidance, as examples and more importantly, as role models. “Children learn by observing and one of the [...]

  • Parents Step Ahead announces 2013 Parent of the Year Gala Co-Chairs

    More than 300 guest, community and business leaders will attend the gala supporting parental involvement in district schools DALLAS – Nov. 4, 2013 – Parents Step Ahead is pleased to announce that Olga Lopez, district manager of Wells Fargo in Dallas and Betty Uribe, Ed. D., executive vice president of California Bank & Trust will [...]

  • How to help your kid be a great team player

    By: Summernanny.com Team sports start pretty early these days, with kids as young as four and five enrolling in soccer and tee ball leagues. For most kids, that’s just the beginning. They’ll go on to participate in team sports throughout their school years and sometimes into their college ones. Besides sports, being part of a [...]

  • 15 Blogs with the Best Tips for Teaching Kids to Cooperate

    By: Becomeananny.org Cooperation is a social skill that all children have to learn, and teaching your children to share at an early age is the best way to begin teaching them about cooperation. Learning to share helps kids understand that they have to cooperate with each other to have fun. As kids get older, they’ll [...]

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    Atmos Energy Title Sponsor – 2013 Parents Step Ahead “Parent of the Year” Award Ceremony

    Atmos Energy Corporation recently announced a $25,000 sponsorship to support Parents Step Ahead’s 8th Annual “Parent of the Year” Gala on December 6, 2013. Through the company’s role as Title sponsor for the gala, Atmos Energy is manifesting its commitment to education and preparing the future leaders of tomorrow. The “Parent of the Year” Gala [...]


    Local Leader Poised to Win $25,000 for Parents Step Ahead

    Parents Step Ahead Ambassador and volunteer, Celina Cárdenas, has been selected as one of 12 MillerCoors Líderes for her exceptional contributions to the Latino community. The public can visit www.MillerCoorsLideres.com now through October 30 to vote everyday for Celina Cárdenas. If she is chosen as the MillerCoors Líder of the Year, Parents Step Ahead will [...]

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