• The mission of Parent Academy is to provide the necessary tools and skills to build capacity and confidence in parents in order to support students academically, socially and emotionally. Classes are FREE and offered in schools and the community to meet parents where they are. Parent Academy focuses on three key pillars:  Student Achievement – workshops and activities that provide strategies and tools for parents to support academic achievement at home and in school  Personal and Professional Development – workshops that build confidence while addressing basic needs, employment, family support, financial literacy and goal setting for the healthy development of families  Parenting/Advocacy – workshops for parents and caregivers to build and increase their effectiveness in advocating and leading on behalf of children.


    REGISTER TODAY! If you are interested in attending Parent Academy workshops, please visit Parent Academy

    • Dates, times and locations are accurate at time of publication; courses listed in this guide are subject to change. Please pre-register and any updates will be sent via email.

    • All Parent Academy courses are free of charge and designed for parents, caregivers and community members. Students are welcome to attend along with their families if appropriate.

    • For questions or assistance with registration, contact Collette Carlton at 313.873.7490 or email parent.academy@detroitk12.org