Parenting Young Children WORKSHOP

We want to support you as the first and most important teacher of your young children.  At Parent Education Consortium, we know how important your role is during the early years in preparing your children for a successful K-12 experience.  We are pleased to partner with the Grant Wood Elementary to bring in professional parent educator, Mary Andres to provide a FREE 6-week series of small group meetings called “Parenting Young Children (Birth-under 6 years old)” Your entire family is invited to participate.  A FREE meal, childcare and program materials provided. The program is open to anyone with at least one child under 6 years of age, so feel free to share information about the program with friends, family, or neighbors. 
• Understanding Child  Development and Behavior   
• Teaching Responsibility to Children and Setting Limits
• Examining Parenting Styles and Behaviors
• Communicating with your Kids
• Guidance and Discipline Techniques
• Creating Environments that Encourage Child Growth
• and more!                   
MEETING DATES: Thursday Evenings, May 1 - June 5, 2014
Time:  5:30- 7:45 PM

  • Dinner for the Entire Family at 5:30-6:00 PM
  • Parent/Child Activity 6:00-6:30 PM
  • Parent Group/Childcare 6:30-7:45 PM

Grant Wood Elemenatary

645 26th Street SE,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Pre-Registration is required:
Seating is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.  Please plan to attend all six sessions.  Registrations are due on or before Monday, April 28, 2014. To register or for more information, contact Janice Savel at 319-377-9839 ext. 302 or email @

The Parent Education Consortium (PEC) provides parenting workshops and resources to any parent of a young child (0-5 years old) as well as group presentations to caregivers, educators and community members on a wide variety of topics related to parenting practices and healthy development. Learn more about PEC and other upcoming parenting workshops.

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