Parent Involvement Specialist

Our Parent Center promotes family involvement in student’s education and foster collaborative relationships between families, the school and the community.

The Parent center provides, resources and workshops for all families to ensure student’s academic achievement and success in school and life.

Our Parent Center is in Room 804.

Volunteer Opportunities

Mt. Pleasant invites all parents to participate in Parent Committees. The English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) is a group of elected parents and staff who collaborate with MPHS Site Council, the Principal, and School to improve the effectiveness of our English-learners Program. ELAC meets once a month in the Parent Center located in room 804.


School Site Council includes parent, community members, students, and administration and staff members. School Site Council’s primary function is in supporting and monitoring the progress of the school in fulfilling the school plan (Single Plan for Student Achievement) to ensure all students are achieving at a higher level. Non-voting members are encouraged to attend and participate in the discussions. School Site Council meets on the First Tuesday of each month in the in the library at 5:30 p.m. 

Parent & Community Involvement Specialist

Hello, I am Irma Jaramillo, the Parent & Community Involvement Specialist here at Mt. Pleasant High School. I am here to assist you, the parent, in any way possible. Whether it is attendance issues, academics or any other school related problems. My goal is to be a resource to parents in a way to increase participation and communication between parents, school and the community.

To ensure ongoing communication, Mt. Pleasant High School uses Schoolloop to provide parents with immediate access to their students’ grades, attendance, school programs and any activities on campus. If you have not done so, please register for a schoolloop account @ . If you are in need of any assistance in registering please contact me.

I look forward to meeting you. I invite you to visit me @ Mt. Pleasant High School in the Parent Center located in  room 804.

Parent Workshops


Once a month we provide a Parent Workshop that covers several topics that will assist parents in increasing their student’s academic success. All workshops are held in the Multi Purpose Room located across from the theater. 

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Parent Workshops / Talleres para Padres

2015- 2016







Breakout Sessions/ Diferente Sessiones

Wednesday September 23, 2015


miércoles 23 de septiembre


Multi-Purpose Room

Salón de Usos Múltiples

Academic Planning for the Year


Planeando el año académico

Succeeding in High School


Exito en la preparatoria

Wednesday October 21, 2015


miércoles 21 de octubre


Multi-Purpose Room

Salón de Usos Múltiples

Common Core State Standards


Estándares Académicos Estatales

College Application Process


Processo de Applicacion

Wednesday November 18, 2015


miércoles 18 de noviembre


Multi-Purpose Room

Salón de Usos Múltiples

Understanding Grading and Final Exams


Comprendiendo las Calificaciones y los Exámenes Semestrales

Understanding College Costs


Comprendiendo los costos de los colegio

Wednesday January 20, 2016


miércoles 20 de enero


Multi-Purpose Room

Salón de Usos Múltiples

After the 1st semester, is my child on track?


Después del primer semester, ¿va bien mi estudiante?

FAFSA and Scholarships


FAFSA y becas

Wednesday February 24, 2016


miércoles 24 de febrero


Multi-Purpose Room

Salón de Usos Múltiples

Scheduling for Next School Year


Horario de clases para el próximo año escolar

Transitioning to College


Transicion al colegio

Wednesday March 16, 2016


miércoles 16 de marzo


Multi-Purpose Room

Salón de Usos Múltiples

Testing – what does it all mean?


Los exámenes - ¿qué significan?

College Entrance Exams (SATs, APs)


Examenes de Entrada al Colegio

Wednesday April 20, 2016


miércoles 20 de abril


Multi-Purpose Room

Salón de Usos Múltiples

Reviewing your child’s academic plan


Repasando el plan académicode su estudiante



Contact Information/Información de contacto:

Irma Jaramillo - Parent Involvement Specialist / Assesora de Pardres  

Parent Center Room 804/Centro de Padres 804


*Topics of workshops are subject to change. Parents will be notified of any changes via phone & schoolloop.

Temas de los talleres estan sujetos a cambios. Los padres seran notificados de cualquier cambio a traves de telephono o schoolloop.

Irma Jaramillo

Parent & Community

Involvement Specialist

Phone: 408-937-2973


Parent Center  is located in room 804

Non-Discrimination Statement

East Side Union High School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. East Side Union High School District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying or title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to the Office of the Associate Superintendent of Instructional Services at (408) 347- 5061 or 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, Ca 95133.

Declaración Contra la Discriminación

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side prohíbe la discriminación, el acoso, la intimidación y el abuso en los programas educativos, las actividades o el empleo por causas de ascendencia real o percibida, edad, color de la piel, discapacidad, género, identidad de género o expresión de género, nacionalidad, raza u origen étnico, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, estado de paternidad, embarazo o estado familiar o civil o asociación con una persona o grupo de personas con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side requiere que el personal escolar tome los pasos necesarios inmediatamente para intervenir cuando sea seguro hacerlo en caso de ser testigos de un acto de discriminación, acoso, intimidación o abuso.

Las preguntas o quejas de acusaciones de discriminación, acoso, intimidación y abuso o las preocupaciones sobre la igualdad y el cumplimiento de la ley con relación al artículo IX del Código de Educación deben ser dirigidas a la Oficina del Asistente del Superintendente para los Servicios de Enseñanza al (408) 347-5061 o a la siguiente dirección: 830 N. Capitol Ave, San José, Ca 95133.

Tuyên Bố Không Phân Biệt Đối Xử
(Non-Discrimination Statement)

Học Khu Trung Học East Side nghiêm cấm mọi hành vị kỳ thị, quấy nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt trong các chương trình giáo dục, các hoạt động hoặc trong công việc không được đặc trên cơ sở về tổ tiên, chủng tộc hoặc sắc tộc, tôn giáo, giới tính, khuynh hướng tình dục, cha mẹ, người mang thai, gia đình, hoặc tình trạng hôn nhân, hoặc liên hệ với một người hoặc một nhóm với nhiều điểm thực tế hoặc đặc điểm về nhận thức. Học Khu Trung Học East Side đòi hỏi nhân viên nhà trường phải tiến hành ngay các biện pháp can thiệp một cách an toàn khi họ chứng kiến các hành vi kỳ thị, quấu rối, hăm dọa hoặc bắt nạt.

Nếu có các câu hỏi hoặc khiếu nạo về sự phân biệt đối xử, sách nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt hoặc liên quan đến Title IX sự công bằng và tuân thủ các điều này xin qúy vị liên lạc với Văn phòng Phó Tổng Giám Đốc Đặc Trách Giáo Dục tại số điện thoại (408) 347-5061 hoặc địa chỉ 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, CA 95133.