Parent workshops

Virtual Parent University

Join our Family & Community Engagement department each month for parent workshops on topics to support families. The events will be offered in English on Tuesdays and in Spanish on Thursday at 7 p.m. on the following dates:

Note: The Vietnamese interpretation for the Parent University will be posted on Friday a week after the English event.

Meetings will be held online through Facebook live on the Family & Community Engagement Facebook page. All GISD families and community members are welcome to participate. If you do not have a Facebook account, we will also post the videos to our department YouTube channel.

We offer workshops throughout the year with effective parenting strategies, ideas on how to get more involved and information to help your child be successful in school and in life.

Past workshops have included topics such as:

  • bullying
  • guide to STAAR
  • parent involvement
  • motivating children
  • cybersafety
  • teen dating violence
  • substance abuse
  • anger management
  • understanding school systems
  • helping your child with school
  • using school technology

Check out our Parent workshop calendar to find an upcoming class.