The MCEC Parent to Parent program empowers parents to be their child’s strongest advocate on educational and social issues through MCEC Parent Workshops. More than 210,000 parents have attended these workshops since the program’s beginning in 2006.
In the MCEC Parent Workshops, parent educators share practical ideas, proven techniques, and solid resources to support military-connected families.
Parent to Parent Teams usually consist of 3 to 5 highly-trained professionals, and they concentrate on providing the Parent Workshops to families in their region.
Military-connected families live in every zip code. Installations without a resident Parent to Parent team may contact us about hosting a Parent Education Seminar. This one day interactive seminar provides our most requested parent education workshops and resources Seminars are available to Installations and civilian communities and school districts for a nominal fee.
MCEC is always looking for great candidates for our Parent to Parent Teams. Vacancies are filled on an on-going basis. Applications for qualified candidates are kept on file until vacancies are identified and slots are filled. Links for team locations, hiring flyers and Parent to Parent Employment Applications are listed below.
Teams with open positions are listed on our Employment Opportunities page.
Download a copy of the Parent to Parent Employment Application.
The best way to find out about the programs in your area is to email or call the team using the contact information in the sidebar.
Yes, there is an option to have a team come to your installation for a one time training event. More information about this option can be obtained by contacting the MCEC Parent Programs Manager at the MCEC office (254.953.1923 ext 1142)
A list of program locations can be found in the sidebar. For specific information about vacancies at these locations, as well as training dates, contact the MCEC Parent to Parent Manager at the MCEC office. (254.953.1923 ext. 1142)
Yes. Training for new team members is provided in an ongoing basis locally through OJT with the community team. An annual update and refresher training is usually held in conjunction with the MCEC National Training Seminar each year in July. All expenses for the training are covered and the participants receive a stipend for completing the training.
For more information regarding the Parent to Parent Program or employment opportunities for the program, contact us at 254-953-1923 ext. 1142 or contact the Parent Initiatives Program Manager.
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