Our Mission

Empower, Engage, and Connect Families to Support Student Achievement

Our mission to empower, engage, and connect families to support student achievement is derived from our district’s commitment to a sustainable partnership in student academic success.  Parent University aims to strengthen and sustain meaningful family engagement at each level of the school system that aligns to the Board-approved Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals. 

Awards & Recognition

The program is based on three key foundation strategies: Empower parents through parent learning courses to navigate our resources, Engages families to take targeted action to achieve career-ready graduates, Connect families to district and community resources that improve student achievement.

Since Parent University’s launch in 2010, the Parent University Model has successfully been replicated in urban and rural school districts in California.  

In 2014, Fresno Unified Parent University received the prestigious Golden Bell Award from the California School Board Association. ​The 2019-20 school year marks Parent University’s 10th year anniversary celebrating parent engagement districtwide and service to over 56,300 families to date. 

Parent University 2019/2020 Executive Report

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