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Dr. Sears' L.E.A.N. Programs, , Castle Rock, Colorado 80104
303.242.8411; ; Website
Services Offered: Parenting Education, Certified Parent Coach
Background: Developed by world renowned pediatrician and author, Dr. Bill Sears, Dr. Sears' L.E.A.N. Programs offer programs to organizations that educate parents of children on lifestyle, exercise, attitude and nutrition. The four pillars of health that impact a child's learning, behavior, happiness and more.
Staff Credentials: Allison Slade, Certified Nutrition Therapist, BA, Certified L.E.A.N. Coach and Instructor Dominique Hodgin, BA, Certified L.E.A.N. Coach and Instructor, Candidate - Masters in Education Psychology and Certificate in Nutrition


Nancy Driscoll , School Psychologist , Raleigh, North Carolina 27606
919-412-9919;
Services Offered: ParentNet Trainer, ParentNet Forum/Local Speaker, Parenting Education, Faculty/Staff Continuing Education, National Speaker, Other Specialties
Background: As a school psychologist with nearly 30 years of experience in education, I have worked with children, parents, educators, schools, and districts on ways to improve educational outcomes for all children. Whether talking with a parent, planning with a team of educators, or speaking to a room full of business people, I am able to relate the importance of education and develop an action plan for improvement.
Education/Credentials: MA School Psychology University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Education Policy Fellowship Program, author of "Every Mind Matters"


EdSuccess, , Orland, California 95963
530-865-1788; ; Website
Services Offered: Parenting Education, Faculty/Staff Continuing Education, Strategic Planning, National Speaker, Other Specialties
Background: EdSuccess gets parents involved in their child’s learning in a fun, easy way that brings results. Workshops, trainings, and learning materials in the form of Parent Playbooks provide parents with hands-on activities matched to state learning standards. Parents become part of their child’s learning while watching grades and test scores improve. Research shows that when parents are involved with learning, a child does better in school. We show parents how to be involved.
Staff Credentials: Dr. Joni Samples, educator from teacher to superintendent of schools and mother of four, is the founder of EdSuccess. She is a nationwide speaker, author of the Parent Playbook series, and outstanding workshop facilitator. She and the rest of the staff can be reached at www.edsuccess.com.


ETA/Cuisenaire, , Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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Services Offered: Faculty/Staff Continuing Education, Strategic Planning, National Speaker, Other Specialties
Background: We are providers of supplemental educational resources, especially those that are manipulative-based and have been serving educators for 40+ years. We focus on providing schools and districts with SOLUTIONS that fit their NEEDS, including classroom resources, teacher resources and professional development (product based). In addition to our "pre-packaged" solutions, we also have the ability and experience with developing customized solutions based on specific needs or goals for academic achievement and/or teacher effectiveness.
Staff Credentials: Our staff of outside Educational Consultants all have either experience as classroom teachers or administrators within schools, and/or extensive prior experience selling educational materials. Our internal staff has a variety of expertise in the content areas, especially Reading, Mathematics, and Science.


Fair Table Counseling, , Bloomington, Minnesota 55420
952-881-3650; Website
Services Offered: ParentNet Forum/Local Speaker, Certified Parent Coach
Background: Fair Table Counseling has trained professionals in counseling, parent coaching, relationship coaching, mediation, and motivational speaking. We work hard to encourage students to stay in school and also to teach positive parenting methods.
Staff Credentials: Education from Adler Graduate School of Psychology. Certification for parent coaching from the Center for the Challenging Child, LLC. Certification for Enrichment Coaching from Life Innovation, Inc.


Family & Community Partnership Office, , Federal Way, Washington 98003
253-945-2273; ; Website
Services Offered: Parenting Education, Faculty/Staff Continuing Education, Strategic Planning, Other Specialties
Background: Our department is designed to promote and support effective meaningful parent involvement with an understanding of individual parent interest, their student's needs, and school and community resources. We also collaborate with members and organizations in the community to recruit, expand and create partners and partnerships that will help us, help parents as they support their student's education.


Kathleen Fischer , Speaker, author, developmental specialist in adolescence
Kids At Heart, Dallas, Texas 75225

214-369-7465; ; Website
Services Offered: ParentNet Forum/Local Speaker, Parenting Education, Faculty/Staff Continuing Education, National Speaker, Other Specialties
Background: I offer presentations for teens and parents of teens on topics related to social and emotional development, relationships and sexuality. My book, Bringing Our Boys Through the Second Decade, explores issues particularly relevant to teen boys and their families. While my work spans from gifted kids to gender differences, and addressing audiences from teens to parents to adults who work with teens, my abiding goal is to connect adolescents with caring, loving involved adults.
Education/Credentials: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, R.N., Masters degree in Health Education, Endorsement in Texas in Gifted Education


Gayle Covington Fowler , Speaker and Trainer
Busy Life Solutions, Miamisburg, Ohio 45343

937-478-4825;
Services Offered: Parenting Education, Faculty/Staff Continuing Education, Certified Parent Coach, National Speaker, Other Specialties

Education/Credentials: B.S. Organizational Management, M.S. Christian Leadership & Studies, Certified in several relationship based programs, DISC Facilitator


Mable Fox , Parent Involvement Consultant
The Achievement Groups LLC, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334

248.888.9328;
Services Offered: Parenting Education, Faculty/Staff Continuing Education
Background: Consultative services for assistive technologies, software and technical consultative services to special education and general education teachers, parents, and students. Facilitator and Coach for Staff Development, and Title One Parent Workshops.
Education/Credentials: B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Elementary Education, University of Phoenix; Certified Elementary Education Teacher


Sheila Gaquin Ms., Certified Parent Coach , Deer Harbor, Washington 98243
360-376-2894;
Services Offered: ParentNet Forum/Local Speaker, Certified Parent Coach
Background: I work with families of school-aged children to help parents understand the developmental needs of their children, develop loving and consistent discipline strategies, work proactively with their child's school, attend to their own self-care, and find more peace and joy in the parenting process.
Education/Credentials: PCI Certified Parent Coach, Washington State Professional Teaching Certificate K-8, Nationally Board Certified Teacher for Middle-Childhood Education, BS in Elementary Ed. 120 post-grad hours in child development & education.


Michelle Golingo , Parent Coach
Monarch Coaching Circle, Federal Way, Washington 98023

206-778-8451; ; Website
Services Offered: Certified Parent Coach
Background: Michelle began her career as a teacher in Special Education programs. This led to several illuminating years working with students, families, and professionals in public school education. Once Michelle's two daughters were born,her teaching career transitioned to full-time parenting. Deciding to become a PCI-trained Parent Coach was a natural career-path progression for Michelle. Her formal and informal interests center on curiosity and discovery—perfect for effectively supporting parents through the parenting journey.
Education/Credentials: Certified PCI Parent Coach, Washington State Teaching Certificate, M.Ed. - University of Washington


Peggy Gomula , PCI Certified Parent Coach® , San Diego, California 92131
858-586-1672;
Services Offered: Certified Parent Coach
Background: I have been in the field of education for the past 25 years—as an elementary and pre-school teacher and then as the director of my own pre-school. I enjoy coaching parents with children of all ages. As a parent coach I inspire, support, and provide information that is customized to your particular situation. Through thought-provoking questions I help clarify issues, develop dreams, and bring joy and excitement back to parenting.
Education/Credentials: B.A in Education and English, Specialization in Early Childhood, PCI Certified Parent Coach®


Good Parents, GREAT Kids, , New York, New York 10023
619-743-7171;
Services Offered: Parenting Education, Faculty/Staff Continuing Education, Certified Parent Coach

Staff Credentials: I'm the founder and singular employee. I have a masters degree in early childhood education and certification in parent coaching with 30 years experience. I work with individual families as well as groups to elevate parenting skills and raise more responsible, successful and happy children.


Greater Dallas Lifeskills, , Plano, Texas 75093
214-705-9180; ; Website
Services Offered: Parenting Education, Certified Parent Coach, Other Specialties
Background: We offer classes in parenting, lifeskills, anger management, and domestic violence. Our classes are offered in Spanish. Our anger management and domestic violence classes are based on studies that contain models and curriculum that encourage class interaction and inspire engagment. Our clients include companies, agencies, families, businesses, county courts, family courts, attorneys, housing authorities, HR departments and training organizations.
Staff Credentials: With over 26 years of experience, our staff are highly credentialed to serve our clients.


Susan Grijalva , Founder
National ParentNet Association, Redmond, Washington 98053

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Services Offered: ParentNet Trainer, Other Specialties
Background: Susan Grijalva is founder of ParentNet and served as its Program Director for ten years. With more than thirty years experience in education, teaching, and non-profit management, her current work focuses on the development of effective parent education programs and parent-school-community-building. She provides coaching services by phone, particularly with schools wishing to start ParentNet or those seeking to develop a foundation of parent leadership.
Education/Credentials: M.A. in Education and Teaching, Stanford University; B.A. in Music, Oberlin College


(James) David Hale , ParentNet Trainer/Consultant
Sigma Education Services, Dallas, Texas 75042

214.770.4039;
Services Offered: ParentNet Trainer, ParentNet Forum/Local Speaker, Parenting Education, Strategic Planning
Background: I first became involved with the STEP program: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting when raising teenagers and learned that we lacked some critical skills for parenting the teenage years. I later became involved in two different ToughLove Groups as a parent and a later a teacher in a tough inner city high school. I am interested in promoting ParentNet because of their approach: parent networking in the schools by grade level, attended by school staff.
Education/Credentials: MS Biophysical Sciences, Certified Science Teacher 2004, Certified Mediator, Texas.


Connie Hammer LMSW, PCI Certified Parent Coach
The Progressive Parent, LLC, Round Pond, Maine 04564

207-615-5457; ; Website
Services Offered: Parenting Education, Faculty/Staff Continuing Education, Certified Parent Coach
Background: Sixteen years of public school social work experience as a school counselor working to engage parents, students and faculty in a productive community; Founder of a successful non-profit family resource center for children and families; Extensive training in conflict resolution and mediation; Founding member of the PCI Certified Parent Coaches of New England; Proud mother of three adult sons and a step-daughter.
Education/Credentials: BSW, MSW, PCI Certified Parent Coach, Certified Step-Family Foundation Counselor, and NASW member.


Lisa Harvin , Consultant
Custom Designs, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 20036

404-886-8235;
Services Offered: ParentNet Trainer, ParentNet Forum/Local Speaker, Faculty/Staff Continuing Education, Strategic Planning, National Speaker, Other Specialties
Background: I was a public school educator for 21 years, serving as teacher, professional development coordinator, assistant principal and principal. For the past four years, I have provided consultative and professional development services to schools, school districts, and educational publishers.
Education/Credentials: MA-Education, BA-English, Certification- Educational Leadership


HOPE Educational Consulting, , Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022
440-247-0083; ; Website
Services Offered: Parenting Education, Faculty/Staff Continuing Education, National Speaker, Other Specialties
Background: We provide support and information to parents as they navigate the special education process. Through our services, we facilitate positive, proactive communication and cooperation between parents and schools.
Staff Credentials: I have a master's degree in education and a bachelor's degree in special education and Human/Organizational Development.


Madelyn Jansma M.Ed., Certified Dr. Sears LEAN Coach, Independent Facilitator of the Love and Logic Curricula , Sammamish, Washington 98075
425-894-1853; ; Website
Services Offered: Parenting Education, Certified Parent Coach
Background: Both the Love and Logic curricula and Dr. Sears LEAN programs help parents raise kids who make responsible and healthy decisions when no one is watching! With years of teaching (I was a middle school math and science teacher) and volunteering (every age from special needs preschool to incarcerated teenagers)behind me, I'm passionate about helping parents and educators create home and school environments that support children's success.
Education/Credentials: Bachelor of Arts, EWU (Math major, Physics minor); Master of Education, EWU (Secondary Mathematics, with research in improving the achievement of females and minorites in math and science); Love and Logic Institute-trained Independent Facilitator; Dr. Sears LEAN program Certified Coach; post-graduate studies through Chapman University.


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