Parent Academy

Parent Academy What is it?

Parent Academy is a free six-week course or targeted seminar for parents and caregivers of District 197. Parent Academy is designed to connect parents and caregivers to their child’s school, to post-secondary resources, and to other parents in the school community. Courses are offered in the evenings from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. and transportation, childcare, and dinner are provided free of charge!  

What will I do?

At Parent Academy we want to give you the tools to support your child’s education. During the classes we talk about how to navigate the school system and how to access the educational opportunities available for your children. 


Which Parent Academy course is the right fit for me?

We offer Parent Academy courses for elementary, middle, and high school parents in Spanish and English at the following locations from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Elementary Courses

  • Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet
  • Garlough Environmental Magnet Elementary

Middle School Courses

  • Heritage ESTEM Magnet

High School Courses

  • Henry Sibley High School

Where do I sign up? Fill out a flyer at your child's school and our team will contact you! If you have any questions about Parent Academy please contact: