Welcome to WCSD Parent University

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

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    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 at school and community locations.
      • Childcare and interpretation in Spanish are offered at every learning session.  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 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.  

Parent University Updates

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    For more information on the Nevada K.I.D.S. Read law, click here.

    Opportunities for schools to partner with families to support literacy:  Understanding the Reading Plan Family Night click here. 

    Schedule Parent University learning session for the  2018-2019 school year today! For more information, click here.


     9/22 -Nevada Family Engagement Summit | 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Truckee Meadows Community College |






    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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