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Research has shown that parents can increase a child's academic success through their involvement with schools and communities.  Parental involvement improves student morale, attitudes, and academic achievement across all subject areas.  The overarching goal of District 30’s Parent University is to create meaningful parent involvement experiences that will assist and empower parents in helping their child(ren) reach their fullest academic, social, and emotional potential.


Annual District-wide Parent University “Kick-off”: 
The Art of 21st Century Learning & Innovation Skills!

•Creativity •Critical thinking •Communication •Collaboration

Thank you to all the parents who participated in the Annual District-wide Parent University Kick-off, which was held on September 19th at Shaw Avenue Elementary from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon.


Mini District-wide Parent University Sessions

The mini sessions focus on providing parents/guardians with simple and engaging tips on how to support their child(ren)’s development of  21st Century Learning and Innovative skills in the following areas:

  • January 25th: Collaboration

  • February 22nd: Creativity and Innovation

  • March 21st: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

  • May 16th: Communication


School-based Parent University Sessions

Throughout the school year, each school hosts Parent University sessions.  For more information about these sessions contact your Principal:






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