• Parent Academy 2018-2019
    Adult Education / Personal Development
    Cooking and Eating Healthy: On a Budget
    In this workshop, you will learn how to cook healthy, seasonal meals on a budget and will be actively involved in the preparation of a meal. Registration is required. Each workshop is limited to 20 participants.
    Resume Writing, Job Readiness and Interviewing
    In this workshop, you will learn about current trends in resume writing and job preparedness to help you successfully navigate the job market.
    My Money, My Life: Making a Tight Budget Work for Families
    This workshop helps families get their arms around their household finances. It is designed for those who want to improve their financial management during uncertain economic times.
    Cybersafety and Social Media
    Learn about the most common websites used by children and safety issues related to computer and cell phone use.

    The mission and vision for the PPS Parent Academy is to create a strong tie between parental involvement, support and communication, and school success for students by providing families with access to valuable educational resources. The goal of the Parent Academy is to connect parents and families with the training, information and support needed for them to become full partners in their children’s education.


  • Three Steps to Requesting a Parent Academy Workshop

    1) Please review the course menu and select the workshop(s) that would be most beneficial for your families and school community.

    2) Email Andrea Wade at awade@pps.net and request the workshop that you would like to offer to your families.

    3) A School-Family Partnerships coordinator will contact you within 2 to 3 business days regarding potential dates and review a partnership agreement (expectations, registration procedure, room/building requirements, etc.).

    We will try to accommodate all requests; however, this is based on program funding and number of requests.

    If there is a workshop that is not reflected in the Workshop Catalog, please contact us to discuss developing a workshop.