Canvas is Garland ISD’s official learning management system that supports teaching and learning by connecting all our digital tools in one place, providing students with more personalized, engaging, and collaborative learning opportunities.

How do I access Canvas as a parent/observer/caregiver?

NOTE: Canvas uses the term "observer" to refer to parents, guardians, caregivers or others that have rights to access a student's information in the system. 

Account registration & student pairing

How do I sign up for a Canvas account as a parent?

Canvas Parent app

How do I create an account in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device? 

How do I create an account in the Canvas Parent app on my Android device?

Where do I get my child’s Pairing Code?

Have your child log in to their Canvas account and follow the steps listed in the link below to generate a pairing code for you.

Common questions families have about Canvas

Canvas resources for families

Need technology help?

See our Technology Support page for resources to help you with district devices.

Contact us

For questions about Canvas, contact: