Office Location

  • The Parent University offices are located at Ephesus Elementary School, Trailer #7. 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


Contact Parent University

  • Carla Smith


    Carla Marlin Smith,
    Parent Engagement Specialist

    (919) 918-2170 ext. 24006




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


Parent Facilitator

  • Norma Centeno

    Norma Centeno,

    Facilitador de Padres

    (919) 918-2170 ext. 24006

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