OPEC Professional Development System

Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative

Parenting and Family Life Research Core
Hallie E. Ford Center

Parenting education professionals play a key role in supporting the well-being of families in ways that are culturally responsive and inclusive. As a community of parenting education professionals, we offer opportunities for networking, training, and support, and promote the value of our practice.

The OPEC Professional Development System is a free online professional development system for parenting education professionals, maintained by Oregon State University.

Get connected by creating an account in the OPEC Professional Development System to:

  • Register for OPEC Training Academy workshops,
  • Build a portfolio of your training records,
  • Apply for a parenting educator recognition award, and
  • View the directory and job board.


Resources for Parenting Educators