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The Parent Education Network's (PEN) purpose is to offer learning strategies to parents and technical assistance to schools and families to increase meaningful family engagement linked to learning, to ultimately increase student success. PEN is a project of Parents Helping Parents of Wyoming, Inc. a statewide non-profit parent organization.
Funded by a discretionary grant under the US Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement, Parent Choice and Options as a Parent Information and Resource Center (PIRC) under No Child Left Behind from 1998-2012, PEN was one of 64 PIRCs in every state across the nation. That national program is currently not funded, however, PEN continues to offer support to schools and families, and has a variety of resources, including 72 different family- friendly fact sheets, in English and Spanish, available for download under publications.