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Parenting Education
Find a class developed with your child's age in mind:
 Prenatal-5 Years  5-12 Years  13-18 Years

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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 (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 1/4/2024    End Date: 3/28/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 5:00-6:00PM

Audience: Parents and caregivers of children 0-19

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVQow6tyLC_1QWg9p5G0yA0AObiGDtzlCKhnBA-FnAaDEYZA/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 2/6/2024    End Date: 4/30/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 4:00-5:00PM

Audience: Parents and caregivers of infants, toddlers and preschoolers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVQow6tyLC_1QWg9p5G0yA0AObiGDtzlCKhnBA-FnAaDEYZA/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 2/19/2024    End Date: 3/12/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 10:00

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJjpLX_xg9GiCQjV2wehkWYCGgHCJ2xIVxvA4DNHJkr6zLNg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Additional Information: Learn about your child’s brain development and parenting methods for each developmental stage. These parenting strategies increase positive behavior and strengthen your relationship!

Contact: Monica Olivares   Phone: (207) 255-8273

Website: www.sopreventioncouncil.com


Circle of Security

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 2/23/2024   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 10:00

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJjpLX_xg9GiCQjV2wehkWYCGgHCJ2xIVxvA4DNHJkr6zLNg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Additional Information: As parents, there are times that we feel lost and uncertain. Imagine what it would be like if you were able to make sense of what your child needs from you. Circle of Security Parenting is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened.

Contact: Monica Olivares   Phone: (207) 255-8273

Website: www.sopreventioncouncil.com


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/26/2024    End Date: 3/25/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 5-7pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/hPwqEDGsoEaC2AtXA

Contact: Kristen Plummer   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 2520

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 2/26/2024    End Date: 4/22/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Town: varied

Audience: Sagadahoc County parents and caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctf-qoqj0vHtcCkZ1sSE9_M6759FR4cTCH

Additional Information: At times all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you. Circle of Security will help you: Understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read emotional needs Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions Enhance the development of your child's self esteem Honor the innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 2/28/2024    End Date: 3/20/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 9:00am-11:00am

Audience: Caregivers of ages 0-5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/U2cscGa3uGfHaBrx5

Contact: Megan Dickinson   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 1588

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Community Concepts Inc. (Androscoggin)

Start Date: 3/4/2024    End Date: 3/25/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays: March 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th.

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Contact Melissa Robinson to register at 207-240-2990, or email parentworkshops@community-concepts.org.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 1207-595-8124

Website: www.ccimaine.org


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts Inc. (Androscoggin)

Start Date: 3/7/2024    End Date: 3/14/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays: March 7th and 14th

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Town: 124 Canal St., Lewiston, ME 04240

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Contact Melissa Robinson to register at 207-240-2990, or email parentworkshops@community-concepts.org.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 1207-595-8124

Website: www.ccimaine.org


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts, Inc. (Oxford)

Start Date: 4/3/2024    End Date: 4/10/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays April 3rd and 10th

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Register by emailing parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or by calling Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-595-8124

Website: www.ccimaine.org


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts, Inc. (Oxford)

Start Date: 6/3/2024    End Date: 6/10/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays June 3rd and 10th

Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Register by emailing parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or by calling Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-595-8124

Website: www.ccimaine.org