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Parents for Public Schools of Greater Cincinnati will be successful when our efforts have resulted in empowered parents and families who have a strong voice and are active partners in creating high achieving public schools.



Since its founding in 1996, Parents for Public Schools of Greater Cincinnati has been involved in school reform and advocacy through distinctive work that influences the stakeholders: parents, students and community and impacts the continuous improvement processes in our schools.

Welcome to PPSGC!

Have a love of learning? Want to see all children succeed in the classroom and beyond? We have just the role for you at PPSGC. Become a member of our organization! As a member of our chapter you will:

  • Be a part of an organization that works to strengthen public schools by engaging, educating, and mobilizing parents
  • Support our efforts to create new learning opportunities for students at school with the goal of improving test scores and graduation rates
  • Educate the community about the importance of funding for public education
  • Give back to the community, whether through acts of service, sponsoring events, or hosting charity drives
  • Have fun meeting new people, making new friends as you work to keep parents informed and connected to their child’s school

What We Do

We advocate and provide training and engagement programs that influence quality of education and builds relationships with the parents, school and the community.  Our guiding principles are driven by five levels of influence: 
  • Parent advocacy 
  • Communication & Engagement 
  • Volunteerism  
  • Decision making  
  • Collaboration with the community   

Why It Matters

Research has shown that the role of parental involvement affects children’s academic performance.  Subsequent this this fact we at PPSGC are committed to bringing the voice of the parent back to the center of decision making for their child’s education.