NYSPEP'S mission is to promote and improve parenting education, in order to enhance parenting skills, knowledge and behavior.

NYSPEP E-NEWS LATEST EDITION (September 2021)

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NYSPEP SEEKING CONSULTANTS FOR STATEWIDE PROJECT; CHECK RFP INFO AND APPLY NOW

NYSPEP is seeking a consultant or team of consultants to work with its members and stakeholders to create a set of resources that will help advance the awareness, visibility, and adoption of the Parenting Education Credential across the State.

This work will include two components taking place in tandem.

LANDSCAPE ANALYSIS: A landscape analysis will identify higher education and career development opportunities for parenting educators in New York State. Click here for the RFP that details the project and application information.

COMMUNICATIONS: A communications consultant will develop marketing and outreach materials to promote the NYSPEP Parenting Education Credential. Click here for the RFP that details the project and application information.

Questions may be submitted via e-mail.

NYS OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH OFFERS VIDEOS ADDRESSING COVID CONCERNS ABOUT BACK TO SCHOOL

The Office of Mental Health has released a series of videos to address the concerns they've heard from students and families about going back to school while still facing the challenges of COVID-19.  

Please watch, share and check out the list of resources compiled to support the mental wellness of children and families across NY.

IS YOUR ORGANIZATION LOOKING FOR MORE BACK-TO-SCHOOL RESOURCES? PROJECT HOPE CAN HELP!

Project Hope has Back-To-School media tools and resources for organizations to use, including social media posts.

Organizations can also request free posters, rack cards and public education presentations, by clicking on this link.

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR FAMILIES

September 23rd is "Dads Take Your Child to School Day" and September 19th-25th is "National Child Passenger Safety Week," with an annual child safety seat check at Crossgates Mall in Albany, NY on September 25th. For more information on any of the events, click on the links above. Information on car seat safety checks in other locations, search this list

HOW EVERY CHILD CAN THRIVE BY FIVE

Check out this TEDTalk by Molly Wright. The transcript is available in 13 languages.