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Connecting Parents to Educational Opportunities (CPEO) is an orientation program offered to parents by the MPS Office of Family and Community Engagement. This seven week curriculum based program is designed to help strengthen parental involvement in a child's education through informative classes and workshops. CPEO will engage, empower, and strengthen parents as equal partners in the education and success of their children, both in and out of the classroom.

The curriculum is designed to:

  • Help parents create home learning environments
  • Develop skills to collaborate with school staff
  • Help parents understand and navigate the school system
  • Support parents in understanding the emotional and social development of their children
  • Inform parents about post-secondary and college options

CPEO classes will be offered to Edison parents from 6:00-8:30 p.m. on the following dates:

Thursday, November 9th
Thursday, November 16th
Thursday, November 30th
Thursday, December 7th
Thursday, December 14th
Wednesday, December 20th *Potluck and graduation 5:45 p.m. at Davis Center
Thursday, December 21st *University Tour- meet at front entrance at 5:45 p.m.

There is no cost to participate. Dinner and childcare are provided. Classes will be offered in English, Spanish, and Somali. For more information or to register for CPEO, contact Family Liaison, Christie Roiz-Guevara at 612-668-1307 or