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Parenting Education
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Dates and times subject to change. Contact your local Council to confirm the event details.

Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/28/2022    End Date: 6/27/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 11am

Audience: Parents/caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ydeOriFzr_hEpME6LPMDUwgC2waMk3WZtGb3e3IUQFM/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/28/2022    End Date: 6/27/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 4:00-5:00pm

Audience: Parents or caregivers of children ages 0-5.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Iz1GUnKlmN0lSSfoxbpJm2CKF12mwtE8AoDogiwfRPY/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Franklin County Children's Task Force

Start Date: 4/7/2022    End Date: 7/21/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays for 16 weeks

Time: 1:00pm

Town: Farmington

Audience: Parents and Caregivers of Children 0-5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://www.fcctf.org

Contact: Renee Whitley   Phone: 207-778-6960

Website: http://www.fcctf.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Aroostook Council for Healthy Families

Start Date: 4/7/2022    End Date: 6/9/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 4pm-6pm

Audience: Parents, caregivers, & providers working with children

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/JzBtPwc3P8DqBA3c8

Contact: Danielle Langley   Phone: 207-532-1141

Website: https://sites.google.com/achf-me.org/wwwachf-meorg


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 4/12/2022    End Date: 6/14/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 11:00am

Audience: Parents or caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1R1DphQaTmKfH4ZD5rJ7OMqFNKl-MgsxPDBvngGStL3s/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Kids Free to Grow (Cumberland)

Start Date: 4/25/2022    End Date: 6/27/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 10:00 am

Town: Windham

Audience: Female Parents in WWRCC

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Mondays start April 25th 10:00-11:00am via zoom weekly 10 weeks partnership with WWRCC.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-854-1030

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 4/27/2022    End Date: 6/15/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday's

Time: 12:30-2PM

Audience: Caregivers of children 0-12.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Email Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org for the Zoom link to join

Additional Information: Nurturing Parenting features education to foster positive parenting skills with nurturing behaviors, promote healthy physical and emotional development, and teach appropriate role and developmental expectations. This program covers the span of childhood from birth-young adult.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 5/16/2022    End Date: 6/13/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Audience: In this series of 4 classes you will learn discipline methods that work, how to prevent tantrums, establishing routines to make life easier, and much more. This class is designed for parents of children from birth-age 5.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctfu-tpzIpHtGn-ffVRzaTjc6_VPkoRyXo

Additional Information: For more information please contact: Anne Osolinski at 859-2521 or by emailing at: aosolinski@kvcap.org

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 6/2/2022    End Date: 6/23/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 5:30-7:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkd-6opjopGdHdecFbfOpnIIXUcfX42u0n

Additional Information: In this series of 4 classes we will explore discipline methods that work, how to prevent tantrums, establishing routines to make life easier, and much more. This class is designed for parents of children from birth-age 5.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 6/9/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 10:00

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Free Parenting Education Class! Learn about your child’s brain development and parenting methods for each developmental stage. These parenting strategies increase positive behavior and strengthen your relationship! This class is four weeks long and done live via zoom! For more information or to register call/text 271-8199 or email ssteiger@sun-rise.org

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 6/13/2022    End Date: 7/11/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 10am to 12noon

Audience: In this series of 4 classes you will learn discipline methods that work, how to prevent tantrums, establishing routines to make life easier, and much more. This class is designed for parents of children from birth-age 5.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwud--uqTspHNeqOnBsq06TzlK1u_F6Vrq4

Additional Information: for additional information please contact: Anne Osolinski at 859-2521 or by emailing at: aosolinski@kvcap.org

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org