About Us

Supporting Farsi speaking student by empowering them to participate is significant activities.

Facilitating successful collaborative relationships between Iranian parents, students, and the Unified School Districts.

IIPA serves as a forum and offers resources, shares information, to parents and families; and helps students achieve their highest potentials.

We are working closely with school site council and PTAs, networks of Iranian parents, introducing Persian cultures and history in schools and community at large.

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Mission of the IIPA:

  • Is to support Farsi speaking students by empowering them to participate in significant activities
  • IIPA serves as a forum and offers resources, shares information, to parents and families; and helps students achieve their highest potentials

Goals of the IIPA:

  • Facilitates successful collaborative relationships between Iranian parents, students, and the Unified School Districts
  • Assists on school work, curriculums, tardiness, teacher/parent issues
  • Works closely with School Site Councils and PTAs
  • Introduces Persian cultures & history in the schools and community at large
  • Networks with Iranian parents
  • Works with parents, teachers, administrators, and PTA Presidents
  • Creates a closer relationship between homes and schools for betterment of children’s education
  • Establish PACE (Program Advance of Cultural Education ) Program

 

Approach:

  • Goals are met through an advocacy and educational programs in coordination with parents, teachers, and the general public.
  • Programs will be developed and implemented through network meetings, committees (Cultural, Entertainment, Education/ PACE *), special projects, cultural awareness days, such as; Nowruz (Persian New Year), Shabe Yalda (Longest Night of the Year), Mehregan (Festival of the Autumn), Char Shanbe Soori (Festival of the Fire), guest

 

 

 

Membership:
  • Membership in IIPA is open to any parents and guardians of Iranian American students

For more information please visit: www.iipacares.org

Email: info@iipacares.org

 

IIPA Committees:

  1. Cultural Committee: This committee will work on all cultural related festivals and celebrations, bringing students, children and families together and enjoy a day filled with fun and meaningful.
  2. Entertainment Committee: This committee will find/ recruit performers, entertainers from schools, who are interested in performing at the festivals and events.
  3. PACE Committee: This committee stands for “Program Advance of Cultural Education” and will be working on recruiting teachers who are willing to support this mission.

Purposes

  • Set up Persian New Year tables at IUSD Schools
  • Celebrating “Persian New Year”, “Mehregan”, “Shabe Yalda”, at schools, and in the community at large.
  • Finding talented Iranian children in the areas of music, dance, art, and painting. Such as: Performers, dancers, musicians, painters

 

 

IIPA PRESIDENT

Neda Movahed

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Vice President

Lili Sharifi

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