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 and children are not allowed in the class unless the class description specifically says students are welcomed.)

Residency in Mesa NOT  required.

2018-2019 Enrollment is now OPEN!

2018-2019 School Year Information

Parent University classes for 2018-2019 school year are posted and ready to view on our calendar.  The class catalog can be found below. A small amount of printed copies will be available at school offices at the beginning of the school year. The web address to preview each class description and location is http://www.mpsaz.org/parentu/parentuniversitycalendar/ or click on the links below.

There is a wide range of new classes which target parents of young learners through teenagers at various schools throughout the district. Registration is now open. You can register online at http://www.mpsaz.org/parentu/. Also, due to the design and format of a few of the classes, enrollment will be limited. We thank you for your interest and support over the past year and are very excited to offer you even more classes next school year.

More Resources


These online classes are available for registration throughout the year, to be taken at your own pace.  Full descriptions of each class can be found in the catalog.   

Online Thinking Matters: A Parent’s Guide to Mindsets 

Online Safety

Online Information Sources

Online Communication

Online Gmail

Online Google Calendar

Online Social Media - What Do I Need to Know About It?