Professional Development Opportunities

 CCE Tioga provides professional development opportunities to support Parenting Educators and others working with and on behalf of families. 

2019 Professional Development Opportunities

Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support Certification 

Learn about the nationally recognized Standards of Quality and how to apply the standards to your program or organisation.  More information about the Standards can be found at National Family Support Network. Certification is valid for 2 years.


Family Development Credential Program offered by Tioga Opportunities Inc. and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tioga County.

“Family development is helping to transform health care, human services, and education one person—and one organization—at a time, while also profoundly influencing state and federal policy. The cornerstone of our work is respect for each person’s culture and definition of family.”—Claire Forest, Ph.D.

Sessions will be held at: Tioga Opportunities, Inc, 9 Sheldon Guiles Blvd., Owego, NY 13827

Dates and Time: Thursdays, January 10 thru July 11, 2019, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Session dates:      

January 10 & 24
February 7 & 21
March 7 & 21
April 4 & 18
May 2, 16 & 30
June 13 & 27

Test date: July 11th

Cost: $900 registration fee includes the National FDC Credentialing fees and the FDC Worker’s Handbook.

Space is limited. Registrations must be received by Dec. 29, 2018. To request a registration packet please contact Denene Ennis at  or Jackie Spencer at

Printable Brochure

FDC brochure from UCONN


Jackie Spencer
Association Community Educator - Parenting Education
607-687-4020 ext 305

Last updated April 17, 2019