Metro Schools to host Parent University Conference in August

preview-full-Parent University 2014_wide - CopyJoin Metro Schools for the 10th Annual Parent University Conference on Saturday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 Trevecca Nazarene University in the Boone Business Center. The Parent University Conference is a free event designed to prepare MNPS families for the start of the school year and to support academic and social/emotional learning at home. Each year an average of 500 families attend the conference.

This year’s theme is, "Preparing for Our Children's Future ‘Selfie’: 21st Century Skills - Learning for Their Times." Families will benefit from parent and youth workshops, childcare enrichment activities, student performance, health screenings, community resources, school supplies, MNPS Next info sessions, door prizes and much more to help ensure families are ready for the start of the new school year. The featured keynote will be Byron V. Garrett, a national advocate for education.

Please join us for this exciting conference to launch the new school year. You can receive free MTA transportation for the event by mentioning Parent University to the bus driver.

To pre-register for conference and childcare, please visit, or fax registration form to 615-298-8056. You can also email the form to

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