Parenting / Pregnancy Support / Advocacy

Absences Related to Pregnancy

The Parkland College Student Policies and Procedures Manual provides clear support procedures for absences related to pregnancy by the expectant mother; please review the section on Pregnancy
Support Procedures.

Child Development Center

Parkland College's Child Development Center is an accredited*, state-licensed, demonstration laboratory school that provides a quality, affordable, individualized program for children and infants ages 5 months to 5 years. Enrollments are on a first come, first serve basis with priority given to full-time Parkland College students. The Center:

  1. Provides an 8 percent discount to students for childcare services.
  2. Charges tuition based on family/household income.
  3. Is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

College for Kids and Youth Classes

Parkland College Community Education has offered programs, workshops, and classes for young children and teens for 40 years! Learn more about our summer enrichment sessions and year-round Discovery Learning programs.