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How do I register for the Parenting Apart Education Workshop for Divorcing Parents?


For Parenting Apart Education Program Registration Information call 860-486-1005. Cost of the program is $125 payable with money order at the class only. For those with financial hardship, apply for a fee waiver at your court clerk’s office. You must call and register to attend the class.

The Parenting Apart Education Program is offered through UCONN once per month in four locations, Storrs, Brooklyn and Norwich, typically on a Saturday.  It is also offered quarterly in Vernon/Manchester.  You must call 860-486-1005 and register in order to attend the class.

Family court requires parents to participate in PAEP as they begin the divorce process.  This program is a six hour class designed to help divorcing couples to navigate the common issues that arise for parents and children as families change through divorce.  Topics include the impact of divorce on children, common issues for children going through divorce, managing communication and decision making together when living separately.

To register and find out when classes are offered in your area, call 860-486-1005.

Fees are $150 for the course per person.  Those with a financial hardship may request a fee waiver through the Clerk’s office at Family Relations.

Summer/Fall 2017

BROOKLYN (139 Wolf Den Road) 9:00am-4:00pm with one hour break for lunch, on Saturday

June 10, July 8, August 26, September 16, October 14


NORWICH (562 New London Turnpike) 9:00am-4:00pm with one hour break for lunch, on Saturday

June 24, July 22, August 12, September 9, October 21


STORRS, (843 Bolton Road) 9:00am-4:00pm with one hour break for lunch, on Saturday

June 17, July 8, August 5, September 16, October 28


Once you are registered, you will receive an email confirmation of the class with additional information and directions.  Please bring the following items to the class:

* Court Order Form   This is a carbon copy form with the words “Parenting Education Program — Order, Certificate and Results” printed in the upper left-hand corner. You can obtain this form from your attorney or from any courthouse in the state. Please make sure that the Court Location, Name of Case, and Docket Number are clearly written on the form. If this information is missing or illegible it may result in a delay in processing.

* Money order or Fee Waiver signed by an officer of the court.

  1. Note: no cash or personal checks can be accepted.
  2. Please pay via money order or bank check. The fee is $150.00. Please make out the money order to the University of Connecticut or UConn.