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

Design the Next Great High School

  • 02/08/2023
  • NYDOE
  • Morning Bell

The 2023 National High School Design Competition challenges high school students from around the country to use design and data to support their communities. The data may come from official sources, or you can collect information by talking to people and observing the world around you. Be ambitious, innovative, and bold!

To learn more about entering, visit Cooper Hewitt’s “How to Enter” webpage, and check out these suggested resources for tips to help support your project ideas.

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Respect for All Week

  • 02/08/2023
  • NYDOE
  • Morning Bell

From February 13–17, City public schools are celebrating Respect for All (RFA) Week, the DOE’s annual weeklong call to action for City schools to build, promote, and maintain safe and inclusionary school communities and environments on behalf of our students, staff, and community members.

Learn more about RFA Week by checking out our official RFA page.


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Vaccination Mandate Lifted

  • 02/06/2023
  • NYDOE
@NYCMayor and @NYCHealthCommr announced today that vaccination mandates will be ending for @NYCSchools employees and for visitors to schools. We continue to encourage students and staff to mask up indoors and to get fully vaccinated. We will continue to distribute at-home rapid test kits and masks for students and staff. The lifting of these requirements will take effect for @NYCSchools  on Feb. 10.

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