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EPIC (Every Person Influences Children) Parent Center

Monticello Central School District Families and School Together

The EPIC Parent Center provides resources to parents and staff throughout the Monticello district during the school year. This includes parent workshops, open forums and family night activities. EPIC also provides information about the latest research available on a wide range of youth-related topics.

recent news

EPIC Coordinator Jane Sorensen was featured in the Times Herald Record. There, she shed some light on EPIC and its mission to involve the entire community in helping children make responsible decisions, develop positive self-esteem, plan for the future, and succeed in life. read story

Helping families, schools and communities raise children to become adults: an inside look at EPIC (1/22/16)

about epic

EPIC is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping families, schools and communities to raise children to become responsible and capable adults. EPIC supports the people who have the most influence on children by offering evidence-based programs for parents, a character-education curriculum for families and schools and training for schools and agencies. In all, EPIC offers 47 workshops with titles and target populations ranging from Knowing Yourself as a Parent for parents of infants and toddlers, to Dealing with your Child’s Emerging Sexuality for parents of young adolescents.

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Children are welcome to all workshops. The district will provide dinner, crafts, healthy snacks, story-time and homework assistance. A flyer with RSVP slips will be sent home with parents soon. Please tear off slip and send back with your child.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Jane Sorensen, EPIC Director for the Monticello Central School District, at 794-8830 or Please RSVP as soon as possible. 

contact information

Jane Sorensen, EPIC Director for the district's elementary and middle schools at 794-8830 or