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Canvas Parent Accounts


Parents/guardians are considered Observers in Canvas. Observer accounts can be connected to a single student or multiple students. Observers can view course content, assignments, due dates, and events, but are not able to participate in a course. 

  • Quick Guides
    • START Here using a BROWSER (not the app) to set up your account and pair with your student(s). Your student(s) will need to be present to log into Canvas and get the pairing code. Use the attached directions to set up your parent account: (English | Spanish)
      • Complete this step before installing the Canvas Parent app
    • Canvas Parent iOS App: Installation & Logging In
      • Enter "Forsyth County Schools - Parents/Guardians" as the school name
    • Canvas Parent Android App: Installation | Logging In

For more information and helpful tips, visit the Forsyth County Schools Canvas Help page