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.

2017 - 2018 Class Catalog

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CANCELLED CLASSES

November 16 Number Sense K-2 @ Whittier

NEW CLASSES ADDED

Mesa Public Schools and Parent University is sponsoring an evening and discussion around an informative documentary film called “SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age”, which reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.  We invite all to attend one of the four evening events.

Fall 2017 - SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age @ Skyline

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 • 6:30-8:30 PM

Skyline High School • 845 S Crismon Road, Mesa, AZ 85208

 

Fall 2017 - SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age @ Westwood

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 • 6:00-8:00 PM

Westwood High School • 945 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85201

 

Spring 2018 - SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age @ Dobson

Thursday, January 18, 2018 • 6:30-8:30 PM

Dobson High School • 1501 W Guadalupe Rd, Mesa, AZ 85202

 

Spring 2018 - SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age @ Red Mountain

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 • 6:00-8:00 PM

Red Mountain High School • 7301 E Brown Rd, Mesa, AZ 85207