RCSD Parent University

Happening in May 2023

  • Parent University is proud to offer many courses throughout the month of May, including a focus on Mental Health awareness every Tuesday as part of our Lunch and Learn series. There is also another opportunity for the whole crew to participate in family-centered exploration and play during our Academy Saturday on May 20!

    RTS bus passes, childcare, and interpretation are available for participating families for any session with advanced notice via phone (324-9999) or registration below.

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    View June 2023 Sessions

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    (Through June 2023)

About Parent University

  • Parent University seeks to "educate and empower parents as partners, advocates and lifelong teachers in their child's education through educational courses and leadership opportunities” through a series of free informative programs both within the district and with partner organizations in the Greater Rochester community. In addition, Parent University provides professional development to staff in the area of developing partnerships with parents.  
    Courses are offered at various school and community locations and are handicap accessible, unless otherwise stated.

    No Cost
    All courses are FREE and open to RCSD parents, guardians, and caregivers, regardless of educational background.

    Interpretation Services, Transportation and Childcare
    Interpretation services, RTS bus passes, and childcare for ages 5-12 are available upon request for Parent University events with 5 days notice. Please call (585) 324-9999 for reservations and availability.

    When RCSD schools are closed due to inclement weather or emergency situations, courses will be canceled. School closing announcements are made via parent robocall/email, website notices, and local radio and television stations.

    Course information may be subject to change.


Contact us

  • Parent University
    ph: 585-324-9999
    fax: 585-262-8684
    Visit us
    Office of Parent Engagement
    131 West Broad Street
    Rochester, NY 14614

Course Registration

  • The Parent University is currently offering a series of courses for the 2022-23 school year. 

    Register online now for sessions occurring March - June 2023.

    Parents can also receive support with registration through the school's Parent Liaison / Home School Assistant or by calling the Office of Parent Engagement at (585) 324-9999 today, or scann the QR code.