Free Information Sessions on Becoming a PCI Certified Parent Coach®

The Parent Coaching Institute is now enrolling teachers, social workers, family support specialists, counselors, community health workers, and others seeking career growth or change for the spring session of its year-long, graduate-level, PCI Parent Coach Certification® training program. Applicants who register by Feb. 15 will receive a tuition discount.

Online PR News – 12-January-2011 – – BELLEVUE, WASH., Jan. 12, 2011 – The Parent Coaching Institute (The PCI™), the originator of parent coaching as a profession, was founded in 2000 by internationally known education expert, speaker and author Gloria DeGaetano, CEO, to transform parent and family support. Today, parent coaching is a rapidly growing profession and support system for parents. The PCI has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Newsweek, Goodhouskeeping, and more.

The PCI sets the highest standards in the industry, offering a rigorous, respected and flexible distance-learning format, attracting highly skilled professionals and ensuring that they are highly qualified and well-supported. PCI Parent Coach Certification® is accredited through a partnership with Seattle Pacific University.
The PCI invites those who want to learn more about its highly acclaimed, exclusive training program to register for one of the upcoming information sessions by calling 425-401-1519 or emailing

• Thursday, January 13 @ noon (PST)
• Wednesday, January 19 @ 5 p.m. (PST)
• Wednesday, January 26 @ 8 a.m. (PST)

Graduate Chris Donavan says this of the program: "I am struck with how much I have learned through my study at The PCI. When a client thanks me for my 'amazing parent coaching', I am naturally honored to receive such a compliment. But often I think the credit really goes to The PCI instructors for teaching me so well and to Gloria DeGaetano for having the courage and the energy to create The PCI. Thank you for inviting me to be a part of it."

To learn more about The PCI and what makes it the most comprehensive and meaningful program available for professionals who want to support parents, visit, where you can also download an application to enroll. The PCI is currently enrolling new students for the Spring Quarter, which starts in March. Those who apply by Feb. 15 will receive a $450 tuition discount.

The Parent Coaching Institute (The PCI™) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization with an international following and the originator of the parent coaching profession. The PCI™, founded by Gloria DeGaetano in 2000, continues to set the highest standards for parent coaching certification. Using The PCI™ innovative coaching model, graduates co-create with parents solutions to parenting challenges, leading to new levels of family fulfillment. For more information about The PCI™, with corporate offices in Bellevue, Wash., please refer to The PCI™ Web site at, or call (888) 599-4447.