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Create a Canvas Parent Account

Some parents are reaching out for materials and information to help support parents with creating a canvas account and pairing it with their child/children.

Parent Canvas resources site located on the LISD website > Parent Resources > Families > Canvas for Parents.

Canvas 1 Canvas 2 Please see information below about Canvas. 

Parent account creation with student pairing code: Parents can create a free Canvas account by going to In order for parents to observe their students, they must have a student pairing code. Students must create a pairing code from their LISD Canvas created account and share with their parent.

a)    Parent account creation handout

b)    How students create a pairing code video

c)    Parent account creation video

Steps to create your Parent AccountCanvas Parent 00

Copy down this code from your students account in order to create parent account.

Canvas Parent Pairing Code




Canvas Parent 01 Canvas Parent 02

Canvas Parent 03  



Canvas Parent 04 Canvas Parent 05


In case you didn't get the student pairing code already here are the steps again:Canvas Parent 00


Canvas Parent Pairing Code