NCPEN is collaborative of parenting educators and child- and family-focused organizations that provides advocacy and support for parenting educators. NCPEN is also a credentialing organization; it was the first in the United States to offer a credential in parenting education. We are working to advance parenting education in NC to promote quality outcomes for all families.
North Carolina Parenting Educator Credential
*Next application deadline is January 20, 2015.
The North Carolina Parenting Education Network proudly offers a recognition system that is inclusive of a range of parenting practitioners. Professional parenting educator applicants can select from the following credentials: Qualified Professional Parenting Educator, Associate Professional Parenting Educator, and Paraprofessional Parenting Educator. Peer parenting educator applicants can select from the following credentials: Advanced, Intermediate, and Primary.