What will parents learn at Parent Academy?

  • Parent Academy classes are fun and interactive opportunities for parents to share their experiences. Facilitators are community members who lead great discussions and bring relevant speakers, resources, and examples to share.

    Parent Academy Program Curriculum by Grade Levels and Topics

    Elementary Curriculum:

    Week 1: Saint Paul Public Schools Parent Academy Program
    Week 2: Home, School, and Community Connection
    Week 3: Relating Self-Esteem, Positive Discipline with Academic Achievement
    Week 4: The Importance of Reading and Comprehension
    Week 5: Academic Standards
    Week 6: The Road to College

    Middle School Curriculum:

    Week 1: Saint Paul Public Schools Parent Academy Program
    Week 2: Supporting the Academic Achievement of Adolescents Through Changes
    Week 3: Connecting Academic Success and Positive Self-Esteem
    Week 4: Overcoming Obstacles to Academic Success
    Week 5: The Importance of Reading and Writing in Middle School
    Week 6: Preparing to Meet the University Admission Requirements

    High School Curriculum:

    Week 1: Saint Paul Public Schools Parent Academy Program
    Week 2: Academic Plan for Graduation
    Week 3: Recognizing the Important of Grade Point Average (GPA)
    Week 4: College Admission requirements and programs (SAT and ACT Testing)
    Week 5: Discussing Post-Secondary Options
    Week 6: Financial Aid for College


    All topics are under revision by Pablo Matamoros, Licensed Teacher. If you have questions regarding the topics please contact Pablo Matamoros at 651-767-8319 or email pablo.matamoros@spps.org.