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NPEN's Professional Preparation and Recognition Committee has posted a *NEW* white paper. "A Closer Look at Diverse Roles of Practitioners in Parenting Education: Peer Educators, Paraprofessionals and Professionals" presents a detailed discussion of the diverse roles in parenting education and provides recommendations for advancing the field.. Click here to access the white paper. Comments can be submitted to the authors or via NPEN's list. List members can email comments to NPEN-L@LISTSERV.ILLINOIS.EDU. Not an NPEN list member? Click here to subscribe.

What is NPEN?
NPEN 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
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.