Parents

Being a parent is hard work! Thanks to generous funding, we are able to provide research-based resources including monthly newsletters and blog posts to help you along on your parenting journey.   Check out an OPEC Parenting Hub near you!

Parenting Educators

Parenting Educators play a key role in supporting families in Oregon. Together as a community of parenting educators, we want to share opportunities for training, network for support and the sharing of resources, and promote quality in our practice.  

Grantees

As an OPEC grantee, there are a number of resources available on this site to facilitate administration of your grant. Please check out the Grantee directory and password-protected Resources page for more information!

Latest Articles

Talking with Children about Native American Heritage Month

By Megan McQueen One November, I spoke with a neighbor who recently moved from another country. He had a young son who was learning about Thanksgiving in school and asked me what the holiday meant. I asked what his son…

Tips for Supporting LGBTQIA+ Families

Download a copy of the full tip sheet PDF. For families seeking more detailed information, see our earlier blog post.  Megan McQueen is a warmhearted teacher, coach, consultant, and writer. She grounds her work in empathetic education, importing a strong sense…

Supporting LGBTQIA+ Families

By Megan McQueen As educators, we work with everyone. I love learning from families as we build a trusting relationship. Sometimes this looks like reassuring a same-sex couple that their family is welcome and included in our conversations about families….

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