Parent University

DeSoto ISD to Host Nov. 5 Parent University
Posted on 10/11/2022
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The 2019 global health pandemic created ripple effects across the way we live life including the way students, staff, and parents interact with schools. Three years later, educators have learned a lot about how to better serve parents and families and that’s why DeSoto ISD is gearing up to host the November 5, 2022, Parent University set to take place from 8:30a to Noon at the DeSoto High School Academy Cafeteria located at 600 Eagle Drive in DeSoto.

At this year’s event, which returns for the first time in more than three years, parents will have the opportunity to listen to a panel discussion featuring DeSoto ISD principals which will focus on key components of parent engagement and agency among other points of discussion from the campus leadership lens. Parents who attend will also be able to attend a range of interactive workshops led by district and community leaders regarding the following topics:

  • Math and Literacy Support for Scholars

  • Testing and Assessment Insights and Tools to Enhance and Improve Preparedness and Performance

  • Social Emotional Learning Tools and Resources for Scholars and Families

  • Financial Literacy and Planning for Scholars and Families

  • Career and Technical Education Overview and Inside Look

  • And much more!

“I am so excited about this event,” said DeSoto ISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Usamah Rodgers. “The opportunity to welcome district parents to our schools to learn about our programs and how to improve and enhance their scholar’s educational experience here in DeSoto ISD is a step forward in better serving our school community and providing parents and families the information, access, and resources they need to make the most of their experiences here in the district.”

In addition to the Principal Panel and the many interactive workshops and sessions that will be available to parents during the event, families, and attendees will also see student performances and demonstrations that will showcase academic and extracurricular opportunities within the DeSoto ISD.

Those interested in attending may register here: