Upcoming Workshops & Support Groups

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The NEC Family Center is proud to announce these upcoming learning opportunities for families, educators and others who impact the lives of children and teens.

    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.

    Vaping and E-Cigarettes Dangers and Health Risks for Teens

    Date/Time: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 / 7PM-8:30PM

    Location: The Family Center at the Northshore Education Consortium

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    Registration is required for all workshops!

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

    Online Registration

    Parent support groups are offered through the collaboration of the Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PAL) and focus on supporting parents and grandparents with behaviorally challenging children. Groups are facilitated by a professional and based on peer support. The groups are held monthly in the Family and Professional Learning Center at Northshore Education Consortium. Groups are confidential, free and open to the public.

    Parent Support Groups


    2nd Thursday of each month – First meeting on October 12th

    • 12:00pm (parents/caregivers of students ages 15-22)

    • 6:30pm (parents/caregivers of students attending Lower or Upper School)

    1st Wednesday of each month – First meeting on October 4th

    • 10-11am (parents/caregivers of KOG students ages 3-15)

    Location: The Family Center at Northshore Education Consortium

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    Thurs, 12pm Group  

    Thurs, 6:30pm Group  

    Wed, 10am Group

    Support Group RSVP Contacts:

    Sheila Guiney (Thurs. groups) & Alison Dudley (Wed. group)

    Hot Topics & Coffee Family Group

    Please come and join other parents and caregivers for coffee and conversation. The group will be facilitated by Sheila Guiney, who has worked as a home trainer for NEC for the past 14 years.

    Date/Time: Fridays / 9AM-10AM

    Location: The Family Center at the Northshore Education Consortium

    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

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