Workshops and Virtual Events

 

Join us at one of our parent workshops!

Each one of our unique parent workshops are provided at no cost to families.  In addition, transportation assistance and interpretation services are available upon request.

 

 

Positive Parenting: Cedar Rapids Ladd Library

September 15th-November 17th 5:30-7:30 p.m

Join us for a 10-week parent workshop designed to cover all areas of child and family development.  Positive Parenting takes a deep dive into issues such as temperament, discipline, co-parenting, and more!  As an added bonus, families in this class will get to participate in  Zumbini (Zumba designed for young children) at the end of the night!  Come out an enjoy a meal, childcare, activities and materials at NO COST to you.  Register today!

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Play & Learn: Hiawatha Public Library

September 2nd-November 18th 10:00-11:30 a.m

Play & Learn is back!  Parents and their children enjoy an interactive, hour-long free play session followed by circle time with stories, songs, dancing, and snack.  Registration is required and is open to parents/custodial caregivers and their children.

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Positive Parenting: Southeast Linn Community Center

September 16th-November 18th 5:30-7:30 p.m

Join us for a 10-week parent workshop designed to cover all areas of child and family development.  Positive Parenting takes a deep dive into issues such as temperament, discipline, co-parenting, and more!  Come out an enjoy a meal, childcare, activities and materials at NO COST to you.  Register today!

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Positive Solutions for Families: Jane Boyd Community House

September 20th-October 25th 5:30-7:30 p.m

Do you need some practical tools in your parenting toolbox?  That’s exactly what you can expect when you attend Positive Solutions for Families!  Join us for this free workshop that explores supporting children’s social-emotional development, temperament, discipline and much more.  Dinner, childcare, activities and materials are provided at no cost.  Register today!

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Positive Solutions for Families: College Community Early Childhood Center

November 1st-December 6th 5:30-7:30 p.m

Do you need some practical tools in your parenting toolbox?  That’s exactly what you can expect when you attend Positive Solutions for Families!  Join us for this free workshop that explores supporting children’s social-emotional development, temperament, discipline and much more.  Dinner, childcare, activities and materials are provided at no cost.  Register today!

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Virtual Workshops

Check back for upcoming workshops!

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Who Should Attend?

The program is open to moms, dads, grandparents, caregivers, or guardians who have at least one child under six years of age.

What Will We Talk About?

When you’re a parent and caregiver, you’re always wondering if you’re doing everything right. Is my child developing at the right pace? Am I a good enough parent? How can I raise a responsible child?

That’s why we offer support and resources on lots of topics, including:

  • Ages & Stages: Milestones
  • ADHD
  • Early Literacy: Reading & Talking with Young Children
  • Family Routines
  • Coping with Divorce and Family Change
  • Kindergarten Readiness
  • Tips for Busy Parents
  • Extended Families
  • Tech & Kids

Do I Need to Register?

Registration is required to attend our workshops. All workshops are offered contingent upon minimum enrollment requirements. PEC reserves the right to cancel or postpone low-enrollment workshops when necessary. Register for a workshop listed above!

Want more information? Contact us with questions!

 

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