parent academy logo Welcome to the Parent Academy

  "Informing, Educating, and Inspiring Families"


The Parent Academy is designed to inform and empower families as advocates and partners in their children's education. Workshops provide families Parent Academy classuseful information that will help them support their children's academic and social-emotional well-being, as well as helping them to be college and career ready.

Join us for one or more of our engaging and informative programs presented by our community partners and MCPS staff. Some workshops may be offered in different languages and interpretation and accommodation services are available upon request. Our workshops are conveniently held at schools and locations throughout Montgomery County. Workshops are FREE and preregistration is encouraged.

Have questions or need more information? Visit Frequently Asked Questions or call 240-740-4621.

Flyers coming soon! Take a look at our Winter 2019 Parent Academy Schedule of Workshops for specific program descriptions and dates. Come and learn!

parent academy logo schedule of workshops
English | Español | Français | አማርኛ | 中文 | tiếng Việt | 한국어 

Registration is open!

Use the Register Now button below to register for workshops online or call 240-740-4621.

— We look forward to seeing you!


What People are Saying...

“Excellent program. Informative. Encouraging. Empowering!”
—Parent, Argyle Middle School student

"I’m so glad I had the opportunity to attend the workshop and bring my two kids with me. We left with so much to think about and discuss. I will definitely tell my friends to attend next time!”
—Parent, Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School and Seneca Valley High School students

“Thanks for supporting us in the development of our children.”
—Parent, Clarksburg HS student

Winter 2019 Partners

  • ARTriculate
  • Common Sense Education
  • Living Life International
  • Luminate Financial Planning
  • Montgomery County Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
  • Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office
  • Parent Assistant Resource (PAR)
  • Parent Encouragement Program (PEP)

The MCPS Division of Student, Family, and School Services would also like to thank all MCPS staff members who donate their time and expertise to lead Parent Academy workshops.