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

Get FREE STEM Enrichment Programs Throughout Spring Recess

  • 02/06/2023
  • NYDOE
  • Morning Bell


This upcoming Spring Recess (April 10–14, 2023), STEM Matters NYC is offering a range of exciting and hands-on experiential science and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Some of the programs available to students include animal science, ecology, marine biology, wildlife conservation, and more!

Programs will run from Monday, April 10, through Friday, April 14, from 9:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.

Don’t miss out; spots are limited! Apply online by Friday, February 10, 2023.

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2023 Community and Citywide Education Council Elections

  • 02/06/2023
  • NYDOE
  • Morning Bell
2023 Community and Citywide Education Council Elections

From now until Monday, February 13, 2023, parents of current NYC public school students can submit applications to run for Education Council seats across the five boroughs.

Community and Citywide Education Councils (CCECs) are part of New York City’s school governance structure. There are Community Education Councils (CECs) for each of the City’s 32 school districts, as well as four Citywide Councils (High Schools, Special Education, English Language Learners, and District 75). Collectively, the City’s CCEC’s are charged with promoting student achievement, advising and commenting on educational policies, and providing input to the Chancellor and the Panel for Educational Policy.

To learn more about the City’s Education Councils and this year’s election process, visit our Elections 2023 Community and Citywide Educational Councils webpage and submit your intent to run via your New York City Schools Account (NYCSA) by February 13, 2023.

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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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