Spring Forum

2013 NCPEN Spring Forum Schedule

A View from All Sides

NCPEN’s 2013 Spring Forum

Co-sponsor: NC Families United

 A View from All Sides

Tuesday, April 23rd

9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Greensboro Children’s Museum (Room C)

220 N Church St

Greensboro, NC 27401


Directions and Parking Info: http://www.gcmuseum.com/visit/

Register: www.ncpen.org


– To continue to build the field of parenting education in North Carolina

– To provide knowledge, ideas and resources to parenting educators

– To network with other parenting educators

– To learn how to become an active member of NCPEN



A View from All Sides



9:30   am          Light refreshments & Registration:  Sonja Mitchell

10:00 am           Welcome and Introductions:  Stephanie Jones

10:15 am           Five Love Languages:  Iorrie Foster

11:00 am           Keynote: Community Connections:  Dayle Pomerantz

11:45 am           NCPEN response to keynote:  Kim Allen/Stephanie Jones

12:00 pm          Election of New Officers, Lunch & Explore Museum:  April Davis

1:00   pm          The Effects and Solutions of Fatherlessness:  Glen Warren

1:45   pm          Carousel of Presentations (Posters)

Prescription Drug Use among Youth:  Shannon Ruiz

Parents of Newborns & Home Visiting:  Nancy Spencer

Bilingual Incredible Years Group:  Christina Peterson

Child Support Services :  Renee Kenan

Supporting Families in Violence and Trauma:  Rachel Hutto

Creating Inclusive Environments:  Kimberly Allen

Mary McKay’s Research on Engagement:  Rachel Galanter

2:15  pm           Break

2:30  pm           Calming the Storm:  Michelle Chachkes

3:15  pm           Door Prizes and Evaluations

3:30  pm           NC Parent Educator Credential:  Rachel Galanter

3:45 pm            Certificates and Farewells!

4:00 pm            Executive Board Meeting


*Each participant will receive a certificate for 6 clock hours of continuing education in various NEPEF areas.