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Parent Engagement


Sabrina Aranda


Yelitza Peña

Coordinator, Student & Parent Support Programs 

Leticia Martinez

Family Engagement, Outreach & Equity Specialist

Lizbeth Cedillo Varela

Family Engagement, Outreach & Equity Specialist

Paola Vaca

Office Specialist

Brenda Gonzalez

Community Outreach and Health Education Manager


The parent of the month for August is Faisal Esmaty. 

Click here to read more about him. 

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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:
  • District English Advisory Committee (DELAC)
  • English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC)
  • African American Student Achievement Initiative (AASAI)
  • School Site Council (SSC)
  • School Based Decision Making (SBDM)