This MONTH for parents & families

  • Virtual Mini-Academy: Bridges- K-5 Digital STEM Family Night 
    • Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 6:00 P.M.
    • Description: Bring out your inner civil engineer and create the strongest bridge you can with the help of your fellow engineers. Tap into your critical thinking skills, as well as your creativity, to bridge the gap between STEM and fun!
    • Registration Link
  • Virtual Mini-Academy: Roller Coasters- 6-8 Digital STEM Family Night 
    • Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 6:00 P.M.
    • Description: Strap in for the twists and turns of this engineering design challenge by creating an exciting and functional roller coaster! Work as a team to build the most amazing roller coaster the world has ever seen by using little bit of physics and unleashing your inner thrill seeker in this family fun challenge!
    • Registration Link
  • Virtual Mini-Academy: Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Opportunities, Benefits and Options for Admissions
    • Friday, December 2, 2022 at 6:00 P.M.
    • Description: This one-hour presentation will focus on the requirements for admissions to HBCU colleges as well as sharing the benefits of applying to private colleges. There will be a panel discussion followed by a question-and-answer session.
    • Registration Link
  • Learn Where You Live: OCPS Knows B.E.S.T. 
    • Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 6:00 P.M.
    • Description: This one hour session will provide an overview of the new K- 12 mathematics and ELA B.E.S.T. Standards. Families will gain an understanding of the content and skills their students will learn this school year.
    • Registration Link

  • Virtual Mini-Academy: Dealing with Challenges and Using Community Resources
    • Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 6:00 P.M.
    • Description: ELL parents and caregivers will learn about the challenges of coming to a new country and using community resources to overcome those challenges.
    • Registration Link


The OCPS Parent Academy is committed to making a sustainable impact on student success, parenting and advocacy and personal growth/wellness. Our goal is to empower, engage and educate families and caregivers by providing high-quality training sessions, resources and access to skills and services.

The OCPS Parent Academy offers district-wide, face-to-face Parent AcademiesLearn Where You Live events which take place in each learning community, and virtual Lunch & Learn events on Facebook Live. 

In addition to the OCPS Parent Academy events, there are monthly trainings held by the Curriculum and Digital Learning, Exceptional Student Education, Multilingual Services and Student Services departments for families.


The list of OCPS Parent Academies coming soon is available on this page or your school's website.  Click on the title of each event in the calendar to view the description and access the event registration and/or attendee link.

A full list of ALL Parent Academies for the 2022-2023 school year can be accessed by clicking on the icon below. 

Parent Academy 22-23 Calendar  Acdemia de Padres Calendario 2022-2023

Links to Recordings

Parent Academy Recordings

Multilingual Family Workshop Recordings

ESE Family Workshop Recordings

Student Services Recordings