Issue 107
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
  • Spring College Bus Tours (dates and locations will be announced February 2016)
  • Spring Parent University Session, April 23, 2016, East Professional Center (registration will open March 2016)
  • 10th Annual Mayor Frank G. Jackson's Youth Summit and CMSD Back to School Fair, August 13, 2016