Parent University in Schools

  • Parent University is a great resource for school leaders looking to engage families. Our program offers meaningful learning sessions and classes for families to gain skills and information so they can support their students at home.  

     

    Request a class

    Parent University has a catalog of our most popular classes. Use this catalog to identify the classes you might be interested in offering.

    Classes are offered free to schools with the exception of the Families First series. Schools can request a class by filling out this form or by contacting, Family Education Coordinator, Monica M. Pomare, mpomare@bostonpublicschools.org.

     

     

    Schools’ Responsibilities

    Schools are responsible for providing a food and childcare if necessary, and for recruiting families to participate.  If the week of the class there are 5 or less people who have RSVP’d Parent University reserves the right to cancel the session.  

     

    Topics Parent University can offer classes in include

    • Special Education and the IEP Process
    • Understanding BPS
    • College Readiness, College Applications and Financial Aid
    • Understanding our Implicit Bias and Its Effects on Our Children
    • Financial Wellness
    • Code of Conduct
    • Sftrengthening Study Skills at Home
    • Bullying Prevention & Intervention

    Special Requests

    Parents are often the best resource to school, most especially when schools have challenging situations. If there is a topic that you want parents to have more information on that isn’t in the catalog, please email Monica M. Pomare at mpomare@bostonpublicschools.org with the topic of the session you’d like to offer and we will find a presenter with knowledge of the topic who can support your families and schools.