Free, online parenting educator course transforms learners into leaders

New course addresses a need for high-quality professional development

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Social emotional learning interventions show promise, warrant further study

Much of Megan’s research focuses on the important role of self-regulation skills – the social and emotional skills that help children pay attention, follow directions, stay on task, form healthy friendships and persist through difficulty.


2017 Parenting Educators Conference slated for May 22

Mark your calendars now for the fourth annual Oregon Parenting Educators Conference. This year’s conference will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, May 22, at LaSells Stewart Center and CH2M Hill Alumni Center on the Oregon State University campus.

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Inside the mind of researcher Shauna Tominey

I’ve always enjoyed working with children so while the rest of my classmates found jobs working in coffee shops to pay for college, I worked in child development centers. I found that I loved spending time with young children and getting to know their families.