United ISD’s Parent Learning Summit took place on Saturday, October 22 at United High School (UHS). The free event, coordinated by the United ISD Office of Federal and State Programs, offered a range of informative sessions designed to help parents with their children at home and in the classroom. This year’s featured guest speakers were brothers David & Danny Diaz and coach Jimmy White, who were depicted in the film McFarland USA. In addition, Mrs. Juanita Diaz, mother of the Diaz brothers, attended this years’ event as the proud matriarch of seven first-generation college graduates. Activity camps for children offered play time as well as S.T.E. M. related activities. The summit was capped off by a complimentary lunch and presentation by the Diaz family and Coach Jimmy White. “The goal of the Parent Learning Summit is to emphasize the importance of parental engagement in every child’s life” said Dr. Alicia G. Carrillo, Executive Director of Federal and State Programs. “This year’s program was well received by our United ISD parents,and they truly benefited from the information provided by our departments, campuses, teachers and special guests”, she concluded. The United ISD Parent Learning Summit is an annual event.