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.

CANCELLED CLASSES

February 6 • 5:00-7:00 PM • Using Google Email and Calendars

February 7 • 5:00-7:00 PM • Introduction to Windows 10 and Organizing Your Digital Life

February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8 • American Sign Language I

February 20, 27, March 6 • Triple P: The Power of Positive Parenting

February 21 • PBIS and How Does It Impact My Child?

March 20, 27, April 3 KINDER PREP B (Spanish) at Webster

March 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19 • American Sign Language II

April 12, 19, 26 • Triple P: The Power of Positive Parenting (Spanish)

 

April 25 • Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) in school and at Home

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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Spring 2018 Classes (English)

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2017 - 2018 Class Catalog

Spanish

Spring 2018 Classes (Spanish)

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.

 

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