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Welcome to WCSD Parent University

  • parent u logo Parent University offers workshops to help families build upon skills, knowledge and support systems to advocate for student success.

    Program Functions:

    -Parent University offers FREE workshops to every caring adult in Washoe County School District.
    -Each year close to 300 workshops are offered to families at school and community locations.
    -During the 2020-2021 school year, our supports will be virtual until it is safe to gather large crowds of adults.  
    -Spanish interpretation is offered at every workshop.  Interpretation in other languages is available 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 will be held virtually and focus on the path to careers and college for families of students pre-k through high school.  


Whats New With Parent U

  • Passport to High School Success

    Passport to High School Success virtual nights are offered through our Signature and Career & Technical Education Department and supported through Parent U. These virtual nights will help families in middle school navigate the many different options available in high school to WCSD students, including Signature Academies and Career and Technical Education courses.

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  • Thursday Tech Tips for Families

    Thursday Tech Tips for Families are live webinars broadcasted on Facebook Live and Youtube, modeling for families technology tips that support children/young adult's learning.

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  • College Awareness Week

    Join us during College Awareness Week by participating in virtual events related to college access and attend Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC) Annual College Fair.

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  • F.A.S.T. Webinars for Families during Covid-19

    Click above for more information on F.A.S.T. webinars during Covid-19 and for follow-up information on the August F.A.S.T. webinar .  Save the date for our next webinar on November 18, 2020 at 6 p.m.  

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  • Learning Resources for Families

    Community and virtual learning resources for families including information about literacy, math, higher education, financial aid and adult education

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  • Family Video Learning Library

    A video library for families on important topics including digital citizenship, SEL, literacy and attendance.

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  • Supports and Services 20-21 School Year

    A list of services and supports for teachers, schools and families during Covid-19

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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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