Parent Resources

Research shows that parents are among the most influential people in a teenager's life?especially when it comes to educational and career choices. ACT's mission is to provide information for life's transitions. We provide the kind of information that helps individuals make better choices and develop to their fullest potential. Information is included on their tests (PLAN & ACT), registration, as well as career information. Please remember that most universities in our area prefer that students have the ACT for admissions.
College Board
Like the ACT site, one can access information about all of the services that can be provide by the College Board. Information on PSAT, SAT1 and 2, Advanced Placement (AP) as well as career information is available. Please remember that universities in our area prefer that student have the ACT.
Department of Education
Thousands of educators, policy makers, parents, students, researchers, and other citizens with a stake in education visit the U.S. Department of Education site each week.
Wisconsin Department of Education
This site contains information on what is happening in your state as it relates to education. Check on the latest that may affect your student as they attend some of the finest schools in the nation.
Children's Partnership
The Children's Partnership is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to inform leaders and the public about the needs of America's 70 million children, and to engage them in ways that benefit children. The Partnership undertakes research and policy analysis, publishes reports and multimedia materials, and forges new alliances among parents, policymakers and the private sector to achieve tangible gains for children. The Partnership focuses particular attention on identifying new trends and emerging issues that will affect large numbers of America's children and on providing early analysis and strategies for action.
Barron County Directory
This contains an extensive list of resources in our county. Take some time to become familiar with this thorough list. It will be updated periodically.