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What is Parent University?

  • Parent University is an opportunity for parents/ caregivers to sharpen skills as their children matriculate through CMSD.
  • Parent University will provide parent/ caregivers with information about their vital responsibility in shaping their children's lives.  
  • Sessions will focus on child development, what children are learning in schools, advocacy, parent leadership and effective parenting skills.
Our Goal
To educate and empower parents as partners, advocates and lifelong learners, as well as teachers who can contribute to their child's academic success through attending educational courses and participating in leadership opportunities.

What will parents learn? 

 Parent University will consist of four learning strands so that parents can "Stand TALL" for student success: 
  • Parents as Teachers 
  • Parents as Advocates
  • Parents as Learners
  • Parents as Leaders
Parent University Events
Parent Leadership Meetings for members of SPOs and PACs for the 2016-2017 School Year will be held at East Professional Development Center, 1349 E. 79th Street, Cleveland, Ohio.  These meetings will provide updates from district leaders on The Cleveland Plan and important initiatives, networking, and leadership training.  
Lunch, childcare and transportation assistance are available. 
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017