Users with specific permissions can create and edit a parent or guardian through the Pearson Access user interface (UI). 

Authorized users can create and edit parents/guardians only when their project is configured to use Parent Portal.


  • Confirm your role (Administrator) and project under your name, and your district or school in the Organization dropdown.


Create a Parent/Guardian

  1. From the main menu, click Parents/Guardians.

  2. Click CREATE PARENT/GUARDIAN, enter required data, and select additional data, such as Associated Student(s).

    You must enter the parent/guardian email address to give him or her access to the Parent Portal

    3. Click Save

    A Success message appears. The parent or guardian will receive an email invitation when account setup is complete.

    Edit a Parent/Guardian

    1. From the main menu, click Parents/Guardians

    2. Scroll to find the parent/guardian's name or search for his or her name, and select it.

    3. Click a parent/guardian name.

    4. Click Edit

    5. Update details, and scroll to click Save.