Parents’ Personal and Professional Growth & Development

Parents’ Personal and Professional Growth & Development is designed to support and enhance parents’ education, post- secondary opportunities, and career advancement. Programs and resources provide parents the support needed to develop into lifelong learners as well as productive citizens. Parents will have an opportunity to participate in the district’s GED Support Program. This FREE program provides resources and GED test prep classes, tutorials, online practice skills, study guides, and practice tests in language arts and mathematics. Post-Secondary Education as well as Career Advancement opportunities offer support to parents and help enhance their professional growth & development.

Please refer to this document for a full description of this program

GED Program

The purpose of the district’s GED Program is to educate, empower, and engage parents through opportunities provided by DeKalb County School District and community collaborators. The GED Program gives parents impactful resources that will help improve or enhance their personal and professional growth and development. This FREE program offers profound life-changing support that will assist adult learners with achieving their academic goals as well as career and college readiness skills. Obtaining a GED provides parents in the district opportunities that include support to:
• Enroll in postsecondary educational programs.
• Obtain job training skills | certifications.
• Earn workforce development | advancement.
• Maintain and/or establish financial stability.
• Receive community collaborators’ resources.
• Gain knowledge that will help assist children with schoolwork.

The GED tests include the reading, writing, thinking, and problem-solving skills needed for success in postsecondary educational programs and for the world of work. Parents are encouraged to open the program’s door and take advantage of the various opportunities that are a springboard to higher education, to better paying jobs, and to rewarding career paths. Realizing that “It Takes a Village to Support our Families”, we are a community that inspires adults to be lifelong learners, empowers adults to achieve their educational goals, and celebrates adults’ accomplishments as they excel personally and professionally.

Workforce Advancement

The goal of this event is to provide professional jobrelated training, resources, and services to the DeKalb County School District’s parents and caregivers that will prepare and support them with obtaining skills needed for employment in today’s workforce. After registering, you will receive a confirmation thank you message and additional information. Parents who register for a workshop, will have access to view the recorded workshops anytime throughout the school year.

Parents’ Personal and Professional Growth & Development

If you have any question or concern regarding the Parents’ Personal and Professional Growth & Development Focus Area, please contact:

Narva Dunlap:

Contact Us

DCSD Family Engagement
1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd Stone Mountain, GA 30083
P: (678) 676-0384