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Parent Engagement


Sabrina Aranda


Yelitza Peña

SPSP Coordinator 

Carol Rivera

Family Engagement, Outreach, and Equity Specialist

Leticia Martinez

Family Engagement, Outreach and Equity Specialist

Lizbeth Cedillos

Office Specialist

Brenda Gonzalez

Community Outreach and Health Education Manager

our mission 

Research indicates that family engagement can lead to higher grades and test scores, increased attendance and better behavior. The Hayward Unified School District (HUSD) offers a range of programs and services for Hayward families to get involved and stay engaged.

Parent University is an umbrella term used in HUSD that encompasses the following programs:

Parent University works to engage and empower families, students and the community in the Hayward Unified School District through an equitable, holistic approach. We encourage our Hayward parents to take part in the programs throughout their students' educational journey. In addition to programs, parents can actively participate on parent committees such as:

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Parent of the Month

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Melinda Mariscal

Hayward Unified is proud of our amazing parent leaders. Melinda Mariscal is the current Treasurer of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) of his child's school.  Click here to learn more about Melinda. 



We are looking for student volunteers! Enroll now and receive community service hours!