Programs for parents of pre-kindergarten age children

  • There are no Parenting classes scheduled for Summer 2022.
  • Fall 2022 classes will be offered in-person pending Covid-19 updates. Fall class information will become available mid-June. Please check back for updates.
  • Campus in-person services updatesClick for Wake and Schott main office hours.


The Parenting program offers parents of pre-kindergarten age children classes in two different supportive environments:

Parenting Skills classes cover skills for parents of 3-month old infants to five-year olds in age-specific groups, and parents attend class with their children. Classes are structured in two sessions per semester. Each typically eight weeks in length.

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Weekday Parenting Skills

Parent-Child Workshops are within the context of cooperative preschool. Children aged 2 ½ to 5 years are eligible. Students learn positive communication, child guidance and discipline. Discover community resources and learn about kindergarten readiness. Develop strategies to support children's education at home and school. Includes lecture, lab, discussion and activities.

Parenting students attend a morning lab with child and one evening lecture. Afternoon program is independently offered. Students can register for one to five days. Fees and specifics vary from site to site. For site details check individual web page. For registration contact site director.

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For more information contact:
Lisa Draper at (805) 898-8137