The Parent Academy of Duval County Public Schools promotes parental involvement and enhances student achievement. Free Parent Academy courses are offered in schools, libraries, community centers and faith-based institutions. The Parent Academy's focus is in three strands: Student Achievement, Parenting & Advocacy, and Personal & Individual Growth. Classes are held at schools and community centers throughtout the city.
Student Achievement: Workshops and activities provide parents and caregivers with tools to promote students' academic achievement and navigate the school system.
Parenting & Advocacy: Workshops and activities provide tools to more effectively enhance parenting, advocacy and leadership skills.
Personal & Individual Growth: Workshops and activities provide tools for supporting the personal and professional growth of parents and caregivers.