The next conference will take place May 1-2, 2023, in-person at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon.
Our Request for Session Proposals will be available in November 2022. Please check back later for more information.
The Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families and the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative hosts an annual Parenting Educators Conference for family support professionals.
The Oregon Parenting Educators Conference is an opportunity to learn new strategies and perspectives, engage in the relevant research, and delve deep into the issues impacting families today. Those who attend become part of a life-long support network of professionals who are dedicated to serving children and families.
The registration cost for the 2023 Oregon Parenting Educators Conference is to be determined.
Scholarship information for the 2023 Oregon Parenting Educators Conference is to be determined.
The cancellation policy for the 2023 Oregon Parenting Educators Conference is to be determined.
For registration or payment questions, please contact Oregon State Conference Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spanish interpretation is typically available for keynote sessions and select other sessions. We also offer sessions in Spanish. Exact information for the 2023 Oregon Parenting Educators Conference is to be determined.
Participants who wish to receive the certificate of completion will need to follow the directions shared during the conference. You will receive your certificate as soon as possible after the conference.
We accept proposals for conference sessions and posters in the winter prior to the conference. For the 2023 conference, this process will begin in November 2022.
All proposals are scored by the conference committee and decisions are made by March 1st. After that date, we can no longer accept proposals from the general public. Check back at our website, or Subscribe to the Parenting Educators Post to keep informed for next year!
Exhibitor space is by invitation only and is limited to representatives of national and state organizations that have an affiliation with the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative (OPEC).
The Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families promotes the development and well being of children, youth, and families by generating, translating, and sharing research-based knowledge.
The Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative (OPEC) supports delivery of high quality parenting education programs and collaborative efforts to strengthen regional parenting education systems.
OPEC is a partnership of four of Oregon’s largest foundations (The Oregon Community Foundation, The Ford Family Foundation, The Meyer Memorial Trust and The Collins Foundation) and Oregon State University.