Supporting Families Through Parenting Education

Parenting Now offers professional development trainings, curricula, and other resources so you can best support families in your community

Resources For Parenting Educators


Our evidence-based curricula is infused with what we've gained for 40-plus years of working with over 100,000 families. We call this our "secret sauce."

Training Opportunities

We provide trainings for Parenting Educators to support their delivery of our curricula, and we also teach general facilitation skills.

Enrichment Material

Check out the extras designed to enhance your work with parents and with groups:  videos, goal-setting cards, affirmation cards, and more.

Welcome Parenting Now's New Director of Training

Hi there! My name is Amanda Hill, and I’m thankful to be a part of the Parenting Now team. I have a passion for working with educators, parents, and families, and I am so thankful that I’ve had the opportunity to do this in a variety of capacities. In addition to being the Director of Training here at Parenting Now, I also teach Child Development courses within the community college and university settings. Prior to teaching at the college level, I taught typically-developing preschoolers, as well as those with special needs. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Child and Adolescent Development and a Master of Education in Teaching and Learning with emphasis in Early Childhood Education.

My spouse and I have two young children, and in mid-2020 we moved from our hometown of San Diego to NW Arkansas. We love that we get to enjoy four seasons and take full advantage of the endless mountain bike trails right in our backyard (literally!). When I’m not in the office, I enjoy spending time outside with my family.


Make Parenting A Pleasure Virtual Groups for OPEC Hubs

Are you an Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative (OPEC) Hub? Are you interested in bringing Parenting Now's Make Parenting A Pleasure parenting groups to the families in your community?

If so, our experienced Parenting Educators are ready to provide the Make Parenting A Pleasure groups for your OPEC Hub to support the delivery of parenting education for the parents in your community. Learn more!

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People in the building said they’d never heard such laughter and positive energy as during our Make Parenting A Pleasure classes! Thank you.” — Gil Nicholson-Nelson, MSW, LCSW, Marion County Health


Make Parenting A Pleasure is one of the … most effective programs to improve parenting available today.” — Karol Kumpfer, Ph.D., Project Director, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Strengthening Families

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