Mardi Gras 2018 on February 13th at 4:30pm.Annual Mardi Gras Party Fundraiser

All are invited to the annual Dearborn Education Foundation Mardi Gras Party FundraiserMardi Gras Party Fundraiser

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
4:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Dearborn Hills Golf Course, 1300 S. Telegraph Road

For more information and to purchase tickets please contact Dearborn Education Foundation Executive Director, Ms. Chastity Townsend at

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School districts have not received the funding or directions regarding how the 3% MPSERS Health reimbursement will be refunded, so unfortunately we have limited information at this time. The purpose of this form is to ensure we are able to reach you when refunds are ready to be distributed. Therefore, we definitely need your current contact information and we are asking all former employees to complete the form accessible here

For additional information, a link to the Office of Retirement Services (ORS) is also available below. As additional information becomes available it will be posted here as well.

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There was a time when parent participation was limited to “Homeroom Moms” helping with the class picnic or “Bake Sales” to raise funds for new playground equipment.

Parents still take part in those much needed and appreciated activities but today their role has expanded and is even more significant as a partner in helping to educate students.

Moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, and other family members are actively engaged in the overall success of a school. They sit on committees that develop the overall direction and educational plan for a school, take part in interviewing new staff members, lobby for or against legislation impacting schools, volunteer hundreds of hours at events, and provide the “at home” support that is critical for students to succeed in school.

The Parent section of our website is designed to provide parents with the resources they need to help their child be successful in the Dearborn Public Schools. Special programs, contact information, required forms, lunch menus, and much more can be found in this section.

The district is building a list of community resources and services for parents in Dearborn.  The list of resources is updated on the Cotter School website. Click here to view.

Parent University

Learning for Parents - Take part in the Parent University call (313) 827-8350

During the 2016/2017 school year, Dearborn Public Schools will be hosting Parent University. The goal of this program is to provide parents (with children ages 6 months to 4 years) with classes in different developmental areas in order to help them to best meet the needs of their young children. These classes include: Nutrition & Health, Dental Care, Social Emotional, Screen Time & Technology, Math, Literacy, Music & Movement, and Science. During these classes you will be participating in hands on activities with your child, hearing from professionals in these interest areas, and receiving free materials to continue the learning through play at home. If you would like to reserve your spot for any of the classes you see below or would like more information regarding these classes, please call (313) 827-8350.

2016 – 2017 Dearborn Parent University
Parent/Child Hour from 9:00 a.m to 10:00 a.m.
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