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WELCOME TO FCCPS PARENT UNIVERSITY!

Falls Church City Public Schools believes in lifelong learning for all: students and teachers, as well as parents and guardians. FCCPS Parent University provides opportunities throughout the year for parents and guardians to get smarter about school, child development, parenting, education, community. FCCPS Parent Unversity offers programs through FCCPS and our partners for parents of children in every grade.

The number of programs can get overwhelming, and that's why FCCPS pulled it all together under the Parent University umbrella. Parent University provides key information about every single program that helps parents get smarter about school. 

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PARENT UNIVERSITY BRINGS TOGETHER PROGRAMS PRESENTED BY

  • School Principals & Counselors
  • GMHS College and Career Office
  • International Baccalaureate Programme Coordinators
  • Special Education and Student Services Team
  • Family Resource Center and Language Instruction Team
  • Educational Technology Team
  • Health & Wellness Advisory Committee
  • GMHS Athletics and Athletic Boosters
  • GMHS PTSA, MEHMS PTA, Falls Church Elementary PTA
  • Falls Church Education Foundation
  • Falls Church Band and ChoralBoosters
  • Fairfax County Public Schools Special Education Programs open to FCCPS families
  • Fairfax County Department of Family Services Parenting Education Programs
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Parent University Covers Many Topics

Over the course of a school year, there are numerous opportunities for parents to discover what is happening in school, and learn how they can be involved in their child's education. Topics include

  • using school technology like Schoology and PowerSchool
  • curriculum
  • study habits
  • class registration
  • athletics
  • nutrition
  • music education
  • social and emotional development
  • concussion prevention and treatment
  • Primary Years Programme
  • Middle Years Programme
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma and Course Certificates
  • extracurricular activities
  • special education 
  • college preparation and applications