The Parent Coaching Institute (PCI) is proud to announce its partnership with Southern New Hampshire University to offer graduate credit for its worldwide distance Parent Coach Certification Training Program.

BELLEVUE, WA, February 10, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Parent Coaching Institute (PCI), founded in 2000 by internationally known education expert, speaker and author Gloria DeGaetano, CEO, is giving shape to a burgeoning industry and creating new opportunities for its students.

“There has never been a greater need or a better time for parent coaches,” says DeGaetano. “Families are struggling to cope with the stresses of our increasingly complex society, and the parent coaching model is proving to be a very effective way to help families flourish.”

PCI’s partnership with Southern New Hampshire University means professionals like teachers and social workers entering the program, now have the option to take all four courses of the Parent Coach Certification Training for 6 graduate level credits for each course for a total of 24 credits.

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is the second largest non-profit provider of online higher education in the United States, offering outstanding programs worldwide. In 2012 SNHU was listed #12 on Fast Company magazine’s “World’s Fifty Most Innovative Companies” and was the only university included. In 2017 U.S. News & World Report named SNHU Most Innovative University and one of the nation’s Best Regional Universities.

At the helm of SNHU is President Dr. Paul J. LeBlanc, a renowned former Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Education, recognized for his academic leadership on competency-based education and new accreditation pathways. Forbes magazine has listed Dr. LeBlanc as one of its 15 “Classroom Revolutionaries” and one of the most influential people in higher education for 2016.

The Parent Coaching Institute’s partnership with Southern New Hampshire University continues PCI’s on-going commitment to offer the most comprehensive parent coach training program available anywhere.

The Parent Coaching Institute (The PCI) is the leading organization dedicated to advancing the parent coaching profession. Founded in 2000 by Gloria DeGaetano, it was the originator of the parent coaching industry, and it continues to set the highest national standards for Parent Coach Certification. The PCI is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. For more information, please visit, or e-mail us: [email protected], or call (888) 599-4447.

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