The Northwest Indiana-Parent Community Academy (NWI-PCA) was created to assist in the process:

  • of giving parents, family members, and community members;
    • the tools to more effective in their own lives and as citizens
    • the tools to help their children be more prepared for life
    • the tools to become more engaged as parents and empowered as partners in the educational process,
    • the tools to become more engaged as parents and empowered as partners in the educational process,
  • of assisting other not for profits in areas of;
    • collaboration/team building
    • capacity building
    • facilitation and facilitation training
    • research, data mining and analysis
    • strategic planning
    • grant writing/grant writing training

Please feel free to look through our entire website;

  • About Us section that goes into more detail about the Parent Community Academy, the various services we offer which range from workshops for citizens/parents to various services for not for profits that are in business to improve the quality of life in NWI.
  • The Research section provides the basic foundation on which the PCA is built and plans to expand in the months and years to come.
  • Our Partners and Sponsors sections include information about our partners and sponsors with links to their websites for further information about them.
  • The Workshop Directory which provides a rather comprehensive listing of workshops that can be offered.  We will work with churches, community centers, other agencies, and schools who would like to be host sites for our workshops.
  • Calendar of events and Online Registration form allows you to register for the workshops you want to take.
  • Web and Regional Resources for Parents.
  • (Coming Soon) Web Resources for Teachers/Schools.
  • Contact Us for more information, to learn how to become a partner or sponsor, or with any other questions you may have.


We look forward to working with you, whether it be helping you to become a better person, a better parent, more supportive of your children, yourself, your community or by being a better agency in improving the quality of life in your community and your region.