Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a parent to attend a workshop?

No, however parents, guardians and family members of MCPS students will have priority. School staff and volunteers also are welcome.

What workshops are currently offered?

View our current schedule of Parent Academy workshops. 

Are workshops offered in other languages?

Workshops are occasionally presented in other languages.  Spanish interpretation services are always available and interpreters will be provided in other languages if requested two weeks in advance.  Call the MCPS Division of Student, Family School Services at 240-314-4860 for more information.

Is there child care available?

Child care will be provided for children ages 4 to 12.  Children 14 and over may attend workshops if accompanied by an adult.

How do I register for a workshop?

To register for a workshop, browse our list of currently offered Parent Academy workshops, go to the registration form, and select the workshop(s) you would like to attend.

How do I cancel a registration?

To cancel a registration, you must contact Student, Family and School Services at 240-314-4825.

What if I have further questions?

Call the MCPS Division of Student, Family and School Services at 240-314-4825.