Parent University

Classes for NYC Families

Parent University seeks to educate and empower families as partners, advocates, and lifelong educators in their student's education through free courses, resources, events, and activities.

Parent University serves all families, from early childhood through adulthood. Even if you are not a parent, we encourage you to become involved with Parent University.  With an expanding course list Parent University is ready to support you. Register and enroll for a course today!

Recent News

Women’s History Month Booklist for Young Readers

  • 03/23/2023
  • Morning Bell
  • Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by Helaine Becker; illustrated by Down Phumiruk
  • Cubs in the Tub: The True Story of the Bronx Zoo’s First Woman Zookeeper by Candace Fleming; art by Julie Downing
  • Dinosaur Lady: The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning, the First Paleontologist by Linda Skeers; art by Marta Álvarez Miguéns
  • Eleanor, Quiet No More: The Life of Eleanor Roosevelt by Doreen Rappaport; art by Gary Kelley
  • Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy Takemoto Mink and the Fight for Title IX by Jen Bryant; art by Toshiki Nakamura
  • Lights! Camera! Alice! The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker by Mara Rockliff; art by Simona Ciraolo
  • Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai; art by Kerascoët
  • The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne by Lesa Cline-Ransome; art by John Parra
  • Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built the Brooklyn Bridge by Rachel Dougherty
  • Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist by Jess Keating; art by Marta Álvarez Miguéns
  • Sojourner Truth’s Step-Stomp Stride by Andrea Davis Pinkney; art by Brian Pinkney
  • Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution: The Story of the Trans Women of Color Who Made LGBTQ+ History by Joy Michael Ellison; art by Teshika Silver
  • Under My Hijab by Hena Khan; art by Aaliya Jaleel
  • Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity by Sarah Suzuki; art by Ellen Weinstein


Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences — High Schools, K–12 Programs, and 6–12 Programs

  • 03/17/2023
  • Morning Bell
 Afternoon conferences for students in grades 9–12, as well as students who are attending school buildings with grades K–12 and buildings with grades 6–12, will be held on March 24th. Students in these schools will be dismissed three hours early.


Office of Food & Nutrition Services Spring Survey

  • 03/17/2023

Did you know that students and families can provide feedback on school meals through our online survey? Check it out and share your thoughts with us here: 


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