Welcome to Parent University, an opportunity to sharpen your skills as you work in one of life's most important and demanding pursuits. Parent University provides parents and caregivers with information about their vital role in shaping children's lives. Sessions focus on child development, effective parenting skills, and children's academic needs. The classes are presented by national consultants and prominent valley educators. All parents and caregivers are invited. (*No childcare is provided, infants ans children are not allowed in the class unless the class description specifically says students are welcomed.)
Residency in Mesa NOT required.
Class descriptions and locations and can be viewed on our calendar as well as linking to the catalog via the red button below. Registration is also available by clicking on the "Register for a Class" button. Call 480-472-0371 for any questions.
ONLINE CLASS OPTION
Thinking Matters: A Parent’s Guide to Mindsets is an online class offered by Mesa Public School’s Parent University. Stanford University's researcher, Carol Dweck, has studied the topic of “success” and has concluded that thinking does matter. This online Parent University class provides information on Carol Dweck’s research on “Growth Mindsets” and the application of how to foster that thinking in our children. Once you have registered, a link to access the class materials will be sent to you. This self-paced class will take you through 6 modules. Each module has a “Task Response” to complete. Once all six module’s tasks are completed a certificate of completion will be sent to you.
The following classes have been cancelled. They are offered again in the SPRING. View our calendar for complete details.
Fall, 2017 - PBIS and How Does It Impact My Child?
Fall, 2017 - Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) in school and at Home
Fall, 2017 - First Five Years (Spanish) @ Eisenhower