National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID)

2023 NAAPID Celebrations

  • From reading books by African American authors to an African drumming performance and a concert with a local Black musician, many SPPS schools found fun and creative ways for students and families to participate in National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID) on Monday, February 13.

NAAPID will be on Monday, February 13, 2023. Check with your child's school to learn how you can be involved.

  • National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID) is a day for all parents to come to their child's school, see what their day is like and to support their child's educational future. Some of the goals of NAAPID are to:

    • Promote parent involvement in their child's education.
    • Address the serious achievement gap facing African American students.
    • Promote and provide strategies for all parents and students to take full advantage of the educational process at all levels of the educational system (preschool through college).

    Each SPPS school determines their participation in NAAPID. Contact your school to see if they are hosting events. 

    Special lunch menu: Created in partnership with the Parents of African American Students Advisory Council, the NAAPID lunch menu features barbecue chicken, cornbread, red beans and rice, and a peach crisp. Many schools invite parents to join their children for lunch on this day.