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Involvement Opportunities

At Penn State, we believe that student success is enhanced when parents and families engage as partners. Many parents and families want to continue to be involved in their students' education. And students benefit from appropriately involved families. The most important way for you to be involved is to become a well-informed support system for your student. Penn State has established ways for you to get involved.

Apply to the Penn State Parents Council
Applications for the Parents Council are open. To access the application, click the link below. Applications are due by November 30.

Recruitment Timeline:
October 1 - November 30: Accepting applications
December - January: Application review and interviews
Early February: New members notified

Applications for Parent Ambassadors will be be available in January.
Parents Council Application
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