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Parent Technology Academy Opens with Class on New Student Information System

In this evolving digital world, it can be challenging to keep up with new technology developments. It is no different in schools, where districts strive to provide the best service possible with ever-changing technology trends.

We understand the struggle and are offering a way to empower and educate Duncanville ISD parents. The Technology Department has developed a Parent Technology Academy to teach parents and guardians about current trends in social media, websites and techy tools that students use each day.

The first Parent Technology Academy session is this week – Thursday, Sept. 15 -, and will provide hands-on instruction in the district’s newly acquired Skyward Family Access system. Technology instructors will show parents and guardians how to go online to check students grades, attendance and much more.

“More informed parents are better able to help their children and enable them to become stronger students,” said Duncanville ISD Technology Director Kyle Berger. “The Parent Technology Academy is all about taking away the fear of the unknown and empowering parents to see the value of these technology tools.”

There are only 50 seats available in this first Skyward Family Access session, which will be held at the IdeaHub (900 S. Cedar Ridge Drive #100 in Duncanville). Click here to register. Two additional Parent Technology Academy sessions will be offered for Skyward Family Access this year - Tuesday, Oct. 4 and Thursday, Nov. 10.