Our Professionals



Now offering classes:

Upper Merion Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
132 E. Valley Forge Rd
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Lower Merion Beth David Synagogue
1130 Vaughan Lane Gladwyne, PA 19035

The Parenting Center is a 501c3 non-profit
organization. We are funded in part by
session fees and through the kind generosity
of the community.

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Meet Our Professionals

  • Janet Main

    Janet Main Group Facilitator

    Janet is a Child Development Psychologist and has been working in the field of Parenting Education for 35 years. In 1977, she helped launch parent education classes within the Upper Merion School District. She received her undergraduate and Masters degree in Psychology from West Chester University. Janet and her husband have two grown sons. Her twin pre-school granddaughters help keep Janet's parenting skills sharp!

  • Cynthia Grivner

    Cynthia Grivner - Group Facilitator

    Cynthia has been leading parenting classes since 1994. She has a degree in Sociology and Elementary Education from Wilkes College. Cynthia has worked as a pre-school teacher and pioneered one of the first day care centers in Pennsylvania. She has also taught Parenting Education and Life Skills at Norristown's Central Vo-Tech School. Cynthia and her husband have a grown son and daughter.