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Parent Resources

College Financial Aid & Planning Presentation

The Marin County Office of Education (MCOE) hosted a presentation for parents on financing the cost of college. The presentation included New Prior-Prior Year (PPY) Deadlines, Financial Aid Sources, Cost Reduction Tactics and Expected Contributions.

College Financial Aid & Planning Presentation

Schooling at Home
In California, there are several ways that parents educate their children at home:
  • Through an existing private school
  • Through a public charter or independent study program
  • By opening their own private home based school and filing the Private School Affidavit (PSA) with the California Department of Education (CDE)

General information about filing the private school affidavit

 Frequently Asked Questions on Schooling at Home



Immigration Rights


Know Your Rights Materials 


Know Your Rights and What Immigrant Families Should Do Now    (ILRC April 2017, Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Russian, Tagalog, and Vietnamese)
Know Your Rights: A Guide to Your Rights When Interacting with Law Enforcement (Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Available in AmharicArabic, Chinese, English, Farsi, Haitian Creole, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese)
Rights of Lawful Permanent Residents (ILRC March 2017) (available in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic)

Workplace Enforcement 

Employer Know Your Rights: ICE Raids, I-9 Audits & Succession Planning (Power Point by Portland, Salem, Woodburn Raid Rapid Response Network)
Workplace Raids: Employer Rights and Responsibilities -Spanish (Legal Aid at Work, Summer 2017)
Workplace Raids: Employer Rights and Responsibilities Chinese (Legal Aid at Work, Summer 2017)
Know Your Rights: A Guide to Workplace Rights for Immigrants (Catholic Legal Immigration Network, available in English and Spanish)

Health Care



Family Preparedness Plan  Plan de Preparación Familiar  (ILRC,  March 2017, available in Engish, Spanish, and Chinese)
Creating a family immigration raid emergency plan  (American Federation of Teachers)

Public Schools & Education

Know Your Rights Flyer – (Education) Immigrants and the threat of deportation. Also in Spanish.  (American Federation of Teachers)
Rights of Immigrant and Undocumented Children to Attend K-12 Public School (Power Point by the Lawyers Committee For Civil Rights)
Immigrant and Refugee Children (A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff By United We Dream’s Dream Educational Empowerment Program, the National Immigration Law Center, First Focus and theAmerican Federation of Teachers)

Video Training Series by Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

English Videos
Videos en Espanol/Spanish Videos







Raquel Rose, Assistant Superintendent, 415-499-5891 -
Laura Trahan, Director, 415-499-5870 -
Beth Kradepohl, Program Manager, 415-499-5888 -