Parent Resources

Tech Tips and Tutorials

Parent's Guide to Google Classroom - Step-bystep instructions on accessing your child's Google Classroom and navigating through the program.

Google Apps and Software Tutorials for Students and Parents - This is a web-based resource with links to information and tutorials for many of the software programs and applications used in school. The first tab is dedicated to Google products and the second tab includes other programs and apps.

ParentSquare FAQ - ParentSquare is Central Valley CSD's primary school-parent communication tool. It is simple to use and assures you have the latest school and classroom information

Information and Resources for Parents

Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) – Learn more about the principal and teacher evaluation process and how to request effectiveness scores for your child’s current teacher(s) and/or principal(s).

Bell Schedules – Start and end times for our schools.

Bill of Rights – An explanation of parents’ rights to protect student privacy.


Child Abuse Hotline – How to report suspected child abuse.

Dignity for all Students Act (DASA) – Learn about the Dignity for All Students Act and the responsibility of the district to prevent bullying and harassment and how to report an incident.

Food Services – Access cafeteria menus and information on the free and reduced meal policy.

Forms – Printable district forms for parents and community members.

Google Classroom – A web-based platform for classroom instruction.

Guidance & Counseling – Information on course offerings and academic planning for college and career exploration.

Mental Health Resources – Links to a wide range of materials to help students and parents answer questions and get help dealing with mental health.

Parent Dashboard - Provides student and school data for disctricts across New York State. Developed by the New York State Education Department.

Parent Portal – Information on registering and using SchoolTool Parent Portal to access your child’s assignments, attendance, progress reports, and report cards.

Professional Qualifications of Staff – Information about the professional qualifications of our teachers in Title I schools

Register a Student – Information and forms to register your child in school.

School Parent and Family Engagement Policy – information related to our commitment to actively engage parents and families in their children’s educations

Special Education – Special education services are available to any qualified student with a mental, physical or emotional impairment that affects his or her educational performance.

Standards and Curriculum – How to interpret ELA and Math scores, ways to help your child learn…and more.

Title I Complaint Procedures - Information explaining how to file a complaint if your feel the district has violated federal law related to specific sections of Title I, Title II, Title III, Title IV, and Title V.


SchoolLinks – A comprehensive college and career readiness solution for middle and high schools that helps align student strengths and interests to post-secondary goals, and improve student outcomes. Students access the app from their ClassLink page.

New York State Alternate Assessments (NYSAA) – Information for parents on Dynamic Learning Maps assessments for students with significant cognitive disabilities.

Overdrive eBook and Audiobook Access – eBooks and audio books available through the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES Digital Library.

Resource Center for Independent Living – Resource for youth and families to enable full participation in society by people with disabilities.

SchoolTool – Access to Parent Portal.

The following information is provided as a parent resource. Content and opinions expressed on these websites do not necessarily reflect those of Central Valley School District. Website links for parents can be submitted to for consideration.

  • Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic – Family health resources and information to sign up for b-Well, an e-newsletter with the latest tips from the Cleveland Clinic health and wellness experts.