A Parenting Coordinator must be court-appointed. He/she assists parents with day-to-day issues that arise involving their children. These issues can include anything from interpreting the holiday parenting time schedule to assisting in determine which school is best for the child. A Parenting Coordinator is appointed for a term of 12 months at a time and is subject to reappointment. A Parenting Coordinator can only be appointed by agreement of both parties and they give all parties and the children, if they are mature enough, the opportunity to express their wishes on certain issues.