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Parent Academy, September 21, 2019 at RCA
Parent Academy logoConyers, Ga. – Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) celebrates the 17th semester of Parent Academy on Saturday, September 21, 2019. This free, half-day event offers classes for parents, teens and tweens at Rockdale Career Academy (RCA), 1064 Culpepper Road, Conyers, Georgia from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Online registration is available at www.rockdaleschools.org/parentacademy. Paper registration forms are available at each RCPS school.

The day kicks off with keynote speaker RCPS Superintendent Dr. Terry Oatts and interactive, roundtable discussions. Parents and the public are invited to participate.  

Class topics range from financial planning to trending apps and parental controls, creating art, improving computer skills, CPR, helping your kids with today’s math, Zumba, preparing for standardized tests and more – all focused on helping parents and students become successful in life. Special classes for families with special needs and Spanish-speaking families are also offered.

Parent Academy Coordinator Darci Gilreath said she is proud of what Parent Academy has been able to provide for more than 4,000 parents who have attended previous sessions.

The day also includes free lunch and door prizes, with a special door prize drawing after the keynote address and an extra chance to win for those who pre-register.

Childcare is provided for children ages 3-10 for parents who pre-register. If your child is enrolled in the RCPS Special Education Program and you are requesting childcare please contact Sirena Graves by September 11, 2019 at sgraves1@rockdale.k12.ga.us or 770-918-6187 ext. 33187.

Many local businesses and non-profits will be available in the vendors’ market for parents to browse. Vendors interested in participating with a booth can contact Darci Gilreath at dgilreath@rockdale.k12.ga.us or 770-918-6174 ext. 33174

For more information, please visit www.rockdaleschools.org/parentacademy .