Parenting Classes

Parenting Classes Workshops Parent Education Consortium Cedar Rapids Iowa

You are your child’s most important teacher!

The Parent Education Consortium (PEC) is here to support you in this important role. Through free meetings that take place over a six-week period, you will learn about a variety of topics including understanding child development, teaching responsibility and communicating with your kids.

These workshops are designed for the parents of infants, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten age children (birth-5 years old). Parents and children meet in a small group setting with our expert parent educators. Workshops are completely free and include a family meal and program materials.

Parenting Young Children Workshops*

These workshops are designed for the parents of infants, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten age children (birth-5 years old). Parents and children meet in a small group setting with our parent educators.

WORKSHOPS are FREE and include family meal, program materials, child care and resources.

REGISTRATION is required: REGISTER ONLINE, call 319-540-2426 or email peclinncounty@gmail.com


Parenting Resource Materials

 
Looking for advise on temper tantrums? Needing help with potty training? We have resources on all areas of early childhood development and are here to help!
Please contact the PEC office at 319-377-9839 to order handouts, or to request information on topics not listed below.
Fatherhood

Parenthood and Marriage

Divorced Parents, Single Parents and Step Families

Parenting Young Children

 

Group Presentations/ Lunch - n - Learn At Worksites

In order to keep parents, caregivers, educators and community members abreast of current trends in the field of parent education, the PEC coordinates and delivers presentations in the community on a wide variety of topics related to parenting practices and healthy family development.  

The PEC staff has a variety of topics readily available for presentation.  Specific requests for customized community education sessions will be considered on a case by case basis.  To schedule a presentation please contact the Parent Education Consortium.

Community Education topics for presentations
 


Early Childhood Iowa

It is through the use of Linn County Community Empowerment funds that the PEC is able to provide these services to parents and caregivers of young children in our community.

* All workshops are offered contingent upon minimum enrollment requirements. PEC reserves the right to cancel or postpone low-enrollment workshops when necessary.

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