Independent Certified Parenting Educator, New York, New York
Meg Akabas is the founder of New York City-based Parenting Solutions™, a consultancy designed to help parents discover the joy in parenting, and the author of 52 Weeks of Parenting Wisdom: Effective Strategies for Raising Happy, Responsible Kids.
She provides one-on-one consultations and leads workshops for parents and teachers on infancy through pre-adolescence. Meg has served as president of the board of two Manhattan schools and has more than 18 years of leadership experience in nursery and elementary schools. She has been awarded the “Parenting Educator Credential” from the New York State Parenting Education Partnership and serves on the NYSPEP steering committee.
She served on the NPEN Council from 2013 — 2021 and was the Chair of the Council from 2018 — 2020. She remains active with NPEN to further professionalize the field of parenting education and to bring early parenting education to the forefront of national policy, promoting an understanding that that how we parent truly matters.