PEP presents an authoritative, or democratic, style of parenting that promotes:
Discipline as a way to teach, not punish, children.
Connecting, listening, encouraging, and being a non-anxious presence.
Setting structure and limits that foster a child’s sense of security.
Giving kids a voice and choices to foster autonomy and independence.
PEP promotes a strength-based parenting approach that aligns with research-tested best practices for child development.
Curricula focuses on age-appropriate child development, from preschoolers through teens.
Parents can choose classes to fit their schedules and needs.
We help parents reflect on the relationship with their child and see the world from their child’s viewpoint.
We give parents concrete skills and tools to strengthen their communication and relationship with their children.
By coming together with other parents in our programs, participants see that they are not alone
PEP programs are presented online and in-person (public health conditions permitting) to accommodate the busy lives of parents and caregivers.
PEP reaches parents through partnerships with schools, companies, nonprofits and other direct channels.
PEP offers a wide variety of programs from 1-hour webinars to multi-week classes.
PEP offers a library of on-demand videos and live webinars covering 65+ common parenting challenges.
PEP programs are designed to be interactive, engaging, and supportive.
PEP Parent Educators are trained and experienced facilitators who:
Complete a series of PEP parenting programs followed by rigorous training and mentoring.
Help parents adapt PEP’s parenting approach to apply to their own family circumstances.
Deliver practical skills and instruction with warmth, humor and professionalism.
Are relatable, empathetic, and share lessons learned along their own parenting journey.