Professional Associations & Mailing Lists


Information about Professional Associations and mailing lists that will keep you in touch with your profession, both locally and nationally.

Parenting Educator Connection (PEC)

For Linn and Benton County Parenting Educators.  Subscribers to the PEC email list receive information on upcoming trainings and up-to-date information on new resources, research and best practices in parenting education. Subscribers are able to promote their classes to other educators, share strategies and resources, and pose questions.

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National Parenting Education Network

4574210NPEN is a national umbrella organization that encourages information sharing, professional development and networking opportunities for the over 250,000 professionals, paraprofessionals and volunteers who serve as parent educators.  We believe all parents/families should have the information, resources and support needed to provide a nurturing relationship and an optimal environment that will encourage their children’s healthy growth and development.

Oregon Parenting Education Network (OrPEN)

The Orego10408636_318129458392839_3416824465919867046_nn Parenting Education Network is an organization of parenting educators working together to connect parenting educators to quality, professional development opportunities.  OrPEN’s goal is to build and maintain an organization that supports the hard work of Oregon Parenting Educators through:

  • Promoting a framework for high quality professional development
  • Informing public policy and advocacy
  • Supporting professional recognition
  • Fostering public awareness of the importance of Parenting Education
  • Encouraging members to engage in collaboration and learning

To learn more about OrPEN, download their flyer.

Linn Together Newsletter

Linn TogetherMonthly e-mail newsletter includes information about free parenting workshops sponsored by Linn Together and the Linn County Alcohol & Drug Prevention Program.

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