LAPEN works to advance the field of parenting education and to provide leadership and infrastructure to support Louisiana’s parent educators from every field.
LAPEN is an association for parent educators in Louisiana. We are composed of professionals from differing backgrounds and training who share a common interest in providing high quality and effective parenting education.
The GOALS of LAPEN:
1. To develop and support a statewide network of parent educators who offer parenting education services.
2. To promote best practices in parenting education.
3. To provide and promote continuing education and professional development opportunities for parent educators.
LAPEN profiled in new report, Improving Supports for Parents of Young Children.
If your work involves parenting education, identify yourself as a parent educator.
Sign up at the Registry of Parent Educators.The registry is a directory of Louisiana’s Parent Educators. You can search the registry to find parent educators across the state and by parish. Information from the registry will be used to plan trainings and workshops for parent educators, and to advocate for and support parenting education. Help us make parenting education more visible. Join the Registry.