Office Location

  • The Parent University offices are located at Chapel Hill High School Trailer #14. To visit us, check in at the main office and they'll direct you to our trailer.

    Our mailing address is the school district's administrative offices:

    750 S. Merritt Mill Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Carla Marla Smith, Parent Engagement Specialist

  • Carla Smith


    Jonathan, 27 (Phillips, East, Elon); Cameron, 24 (Estes, Phillips, East, UNC-G, NC Central)


    NC Qualified Parent Educator
    NC Supervision and Curriculum Instruction Specialist
    NC Principal Certification
    NC Middle Grades Teacher Education - Language Arts
    Board Certified Family Life Coach

    • Provide Workshops and support for school staffs: family engagement
    • Serve as a resource for individual parents who need assistance navigating the school district and their child's education. For Example:
      Parent Outreach
    • Attend meetings with parents (IEP, parent-teacher conferences, etc.)
    • Parent mediation
    • Serve as a resource to schools and staff members for programming and outreach efforts to involve parents in school activities
      Provide workshops for families
  • Norma Centeno (919) 918-2170 ext. 24006 (leave message)