The Hartford Parent University (HPU) is a parent-led and community collaborative 501(c)(3) independent organization that engages, empowers, mobilizes and trains parents to advocate and support not only their child’s learning but their own personal learning.

Through a series of sessions/classes offered at HPU parents will be provided an opportunity to increase their knowledge on what children are learning at school, child development, advocacy, parent leadership and parenting skills. 

Connector to other Community Organizations/Family Learning Opportunities

Hartford Parent University serves as a “one stop center” for parents to be aware of other existing/new programs being offered in the Hartford community that provides parents family learning opportunities. A schedule of offered programs throughout the community will be provided to parents during learning sessions and monthly classes. Any organization that would like to participate, please contact us for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How does Hartford Parent University work? 

The Hartford Parent University offers: 

  • Four Saturday learning sessions a year for parents to participate in classes of their choice – Oct, December, Jan, April
  • Monthly classes at schools, libraries, and community centers
  • Graduation for parents who have completed the required classes – June

Hartford Parent University is free to all parents and care-givers.


Say “Yes” to Student Success!





HPU Learning Session


February 8, 2020



8:30am to 2:30pm


Kinsella Magnet School


65 Van Block Avenue


Hartford, CT 06106


Food, childcare and transportation will be provided