NCPEN is working to advance parenting education in NC to promote quality outcomes for all families. We are a 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.

Save The Date for the Spring Forum:  April 13, 2015

The 2015 NCPEN Spring Forum & Conference will be held in beautiful Wilmington, NC on April 13, 2015. This year we will host the National Parenting Education Network Board members. Click below for more information! CALL FOR PROPOSALS OPEN

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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.

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