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The NEC Family Center provides educational programs that offer the highest quality of learning opportunities for families, educators and others who impact the lives of children and teens.

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Workshops provide an opportunity for parents, grandparents, and other family members to become knowledgeable in areas that relate to their child. The workshops are facilitated by expert speakers from within our community. Workshops offer a place where families can meet other families with similar interests. Workshops are free or have a minimal fee. All workshops are open to the public. Professionals are welcome.

Support Groups


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Parent Directory

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Upcoming Events


    Event Details

    For families and professionals. Open to the public. Free.

    Registration is required for all workshops!

    To register for workshops please email Sheila Guiney or call (978) 232-9755 ext. 1114

    Online Registration

    Event Details

    Parent Support Groups


    The Family & Professional Learning Center,  Northshore Education Consortium

    Support Group RSVP Contacts:

     Sheila Guiney(for Thurs. groups)

    Alison Dudley (for Wed. group)

    Hot Topics & Coffee Family Group

    Please come and join other parents and caregivers for coffee and conversation.

    Date/Time: Fridays / 9AM-10AM

    Location: NEC Family Center at the Northshore Education Consortium

    The group will be facilitated by Sheila Guiney, who has worked as a home trainer for NEC for the past 14 years.

    Upcoming Topics:
    Feb. 9 Toilet Training at any age
    Feb 16 Snow days, vacation days…help!
    March 2 Positive Reinforcement – how does it work?
    March 16 Haircut Help
    March 23 Siblings
    April 6 Sleep Issues