Parent University

Why should you be involved in Parent University? Research shows that parent and family engagement is the most powerful predictor in a child’s development, academically, socially, and spiritually. We believe in a strong home-school partnership that supports the whole child.

parent university



The 7 Cs: The Essential Building Blocks of Resilience –

Young people live up or down to expectations we set for them. They need adults who believe in them unconditionally and hold them to the high expectations of being compassionate, generous, and creative.

Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline –

Read about seven tips that will set you on the path to better behavior—and a stronger, more peaceful connection with your child.

Child Developmental Milestones by Age –

Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move. View the milestones based on the age of your child, view resources, and developmental information.

12 Tips for Raising Confident Kids –

Read about how to implement these 12 easy tips for raising confident kids!

Parents Guide to Teenagers and Sleep –

Adolescents are notoriously sleep-deprived, because of a combination of biology, technology and the demands of school and extra-curricular activities. This guide outlines how lack of sleep can affect teenagers, and how parents

can help them build more sleep into their lives.

Common Sense Media Resources –

Know you're making the best possible choices for your kids. Since 2003, Common Sense has been the leading independent source for media recommendations and advice for families.

Parents Guide to ADHD –

Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) find it unusually difficult to concentrate on tasks, to pay attention, to sit still, and to control impulsive behavior. This guide offers parents the information you need to understand the behaviors associated with the disorder and make effective decisions for your child about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Tip Sheets on Difficult Topics –

Winged Hope Tip Sheets provide victims, survivors, families, and the agencies who serve them, with resources, stats/data/tips related to their family advocacy programs.

There are numerous parental monitoring devices to help keep your child safe online. These are two of the ones that our families use and recommend.       

Circle by Disney

Widely used by many families, the Circle by Disney keeps your child’s device monitored not only at home but while they are away. Visit for more details and discounts.



The NVCA Promise

Steadfast in faith, NVCA is committed to a Christ-centered education
that transforms lives and impacts communities.
Our role is to define and reinforce God-given value, purpose,
and meaning in the pursuit of knowledge and growth in Christ.
An NVCA education comprises the foundation for a lifetime of learning.