Welcome to Echo Parenting & Education where we are committed to supporting all those who are involved in the care and education of children. We teach within a framework of nonviolence and provide strategies that are based on empathy, connecting language and the understanding of a child’s emotional, physical and brain development.

We are excited to announce that our administrative offices have moved!  We are located at 1000 W. Sunset Blvd, Ste 201, Los Angeles, CA 90012.  Our offices are open Monday through Friday, 9am – 4pm.

Please note: Saturday classes will continue to be held at the Echo Park United Methodist Church at 1226 N Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90026.

Catherine Daley, principal at Sally Ride Elementary describes our work on the Whole School Project.Other videos are available here.


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How To Talk So Your Children’s Teacher Will Listen

by an Echo Parenting & Education parent
As I dropped my son off outside of his second grade classroom one morning, his teacher came towards me, noticeably agitated. “I know you don’t punish “Sam” (name changed), but please, just this one time, I need you to make an exception and give him a punishment!” I was […]

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Peace Corners and a Good Day for Flying

by Louise Godbold, Co-Executive Director
Could it actually work? That is the question we’ve been asking ourselves ever since starting our Trauma-Informed, Nonviolent Whole School pilot project at Sally Ride Elementary. Not out loud, of course, but in the dead of the night when the overwhelming nature of transforming a whole school community on a modest […]

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