Welcome to the WCSD Parent University

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Parent University offers learning sessions to help families build upon skills, knowledge and support systems to advocate for student success. 

Program Functions:
  • Parent University offers FREE learning sessions to every caring adult in Washoe County School District.
  • Each year close to 300 learning sessions are offered to families in school and community locations.
  • Childcare and interpretation in Spanish are offered at every learning session.  Interpretation in other languages can be provided upon request
  • Parent University also hosts 2 Family Access Days each year in partnership with Truckee Meadows Community College and the University of Nevada, Reno.  These full-day conferences for families are held on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno and focus on the path to careers and college for families of students pre-k through high school.    

What's New with Parent University....
  • Parent University is now accepting applications to schedule learning sessions at your school site for the 2016-2017 school year .  For Elementary please Click Here to download the application. For Middle/High School please Click Here to download the application. 
  • Mark your calendars! Parent University is hosting its second Parent University Appreciation Gala to honor outstanding families, schools and teachers on May 25, 2017.  More details to come.
  • For more information on the new Read by Grade Three law, click here for English and click here for Spanish.

WCSD Parent University is generously sponsored by the Washoe K-12 Education Foundation
Kids don't come with a manual, so we're here to help!
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  • WCSD Parent University
    Department of Family-School Partnerships
    5450 Riggins Ct. Suite# 3
    Reno, NV 89502
    Office: (775) 789-4685
    Fax: (775) 689-2625
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