parent academy logo Welcome to the Parent Academy

  "Informing, Educating, and Inspiring Families"


The Parent Academy is designed to inform and empower families as advocates and partners in their children's education. Workshops provide families Parent Academy classuseful information that will help them support their children's academic and social-emotional well-being, as well as helping them to be college and career ready.

Join us for one or more of our engaging and informative programs presented by our community partners and MCPS staff. Some workshops may be offered in different languages and interpretation and accommodation services are available upon request. Our workshops are conveniently held at schools and locations throughout Montgomery County. Workshops are FREE and preregistration is encouraged.

Have questions or need more information? Visit Frequently Asked Questions or call the Division of Student, Family and School Services at 240-314-4825.

Our Winter 2019 schedule of workshops will be announced soon!

Take a look at our Fall 2018 Parent Academy Schedule of Workshops for specific program descriptions and dates. Come and learn!
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English | Español | Français | አማርኛ | 中文 | tiếng Việt | 한국어 

Select the workshop(s) you would like to attend and register online or call 240-314-4825.

— We look forward to seeing you!


What People are Saying...

“Excellent program. Informative. Encouraging. Empowering!”
—Parent, Argyle Middle School student

"I’m so glad I had the opportunity to attend the workshop and bring my two kids with me. We left with so much to think about and discuss. I will definitely tell my friends to attend next time!”
—Parent, Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School and Seneca Valley High School students

“Thanks for supporting us in the development of our children.”
—Parent, Clarksburg HS student

Fall 2018 Partners

  • Achieva Educational Consulting
  • ARTriculate
  • Bullying Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Lab, University of Maryland College Park
  • Children and Adults with Hyperactivity/Deficit Disorder (CHADD)
  • Common Sense Education
  • Montgomery County Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
  • Living Life International
  • Luminate Financial Planning
  • Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office
  • Parent Assistant Resource (PAR)
  • Parent Encouragement Program (PEP)
  • SMITH RIVAS Study Skills & Academic Coaching

The MCPS Division of Student, Family, and School Services would also like to thank all MCPS staff members who donate their time and expertise to lead Parent Academy workshops.