About the Parent Academy
The Parent Academy of Duval County Public Schools is a FREE family resource that promotes parental involvement, enhances student achievement, and supports a caregiver's need for personal and individual growth. Parent Academy courses are offered in schools, libraries, community centers, and faith-based institutions throughout the community.
The Parent Academy focuses on the following three fundamental categories:
Workshops and activities provide parents and caregivers with the necessary tools to promote students' academic achievement as well as provide support in navigating the school system.
Parenting & Advocacy
Workshops and activities provide innovative tools and strategies to effectively enhance parenting, student advocacy, and leadership skills.
Personal & Individual Growth
Workshops and activities provide empowering information, motivation, and encouragement for the personal and professional growth of parents and caregivers.