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Welcome to Parent University

Parent University is a program which has weekly classes for parents (immigrants and refugee) of students who are English language learners. They meet at Hawthorne Elementary on Friday and Monday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The course is free of charge.


Parent University seeks to break down barriers and forge partnerships with parents in a safe 21st Century school environment.


Welcome to our Parents as Leaders Session - April 8, 2016

Click on the play button to view the invitation for our Parents as Leaders Session - Building Cultural Awareness.
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Parents as Leaders Session - Building cultural awareness - Watch the presentation!

Parent University helps the parents of immigrant students in the Sioux Falls School District learn English, learn about the school system, adapt to American culture, learn about technology, and meet other parents going through similar experiences. This Parents as Leaders session turns these adult learners into the teachers as they share culture from their home countries.



Please visit our Facebook page and like us on Facebook -

https://www.facebook.com/parentuniversitysf





Links to the Parent University websites:

https://parenttech.shutterfly.com/ - videos and tutorials

http://parentingclasses.wikispaces.com/home - Parent University wiki and ning for higher level parents.

http://parentalinvolvement.ning.com/ - Parent Involvement for student achievement

http://multiculturalmosaic.ning.com/ - All you wanted to know about Diversity




This wiki is created for parents who want to become life long learners. It helps facilitate the teaching and learning of literacy skills, American social skills, and technology skills! Please email me with your comments and suggestions.

Click on the discussion tab and Ning to introduce yourself.

For those of you who would like to learn web 2.0 skills and technology. Click on the logo below:


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This page is created and maintained by Poornima D'Souza


If the World was a Village of 100 People



Famous Failures

As we acculturate, we are going to come across stumbling blocks, but just believe in yourself, take in only positive reinforcement, you will ultimately succeed.

Welcome to our International Festival

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Hawthorne International Festival 2015

Parent University helps the parents of immigrant students in the Sioux Falls School District learn English, learn about the school system, adapt to American culture, learn about technology, and meet other parents going through similar experiences. This Parents as Leaders session turns these adult learners into the teachers as they share culture from their home countries.