Profiles of Impact
Partnering with Parents to Preserve Services
In the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan., the tables have been turned on Parents as Teachers. Read more.
- "She had a zeal for this program."
The four sisters of former parent educator, Cecilia Thiele, remember Cecilia on her birthday with an annual memorial contribution to the Parents as Teachers national office. Read more.
- "All of our kids are at risk."
Chris Yuhasz gets straight to the point when she explains why Parents as Teachers is a good fit for the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority. Read more.
“In Somalia, we don't have Head Start or pre-kindergarten, everything starts in 1st grade.”
Refugee Family Services Parents as Teachers reaches Atlanta's multi-ethnic refugee population and serves families in nine languages.Read more.
- "Give Parents as Teachers a chance."
When Stephanie and Kyle Carlin first heard of Parents as Teachers at a birthing class, they were hesitant to join. Who had time for Parents as Teachers visits?! Read more.
New Early Head Start/Child Care Partnerships Opportunity
The Administration for Children and Families has set aside $500 million for new Early Head Start-Childcare partnerships. The funding announcement opportunity(FOA) is expected imminently, and Parents as Teachers National Center is pleased to announce our partnership with the Early Care and Education Consortium , the National Head Start Association and the National Association for Family Childcare in the creation of an Application Toolkit to serve as a resource to programs applying for these funds. More information.
Annie Murphy Paul: What we learn before we're born
Writer Annie Murphy Paul talks through new research that shows how much we learn in the womb -- from the lilt of our native language to our soon-to-be-favorite foods. View the video
Legislation Introduced to Expand Access to Early Learning Programs
The Strong Start for America’s Children Act, introduced in the House and Senate by Senator Tom Harkin and by Reps. George Miller and Richard Hanna, seeks to expand early childhood access and quality universal pre-K for 4 year-olds, and to expand Early Head Start/Childcare partnerships. The bill also asks Congress to continue supporting the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program. Parents as Teachers has formally signed on as a supporter of the bill. More information: Education Week.
- Parents as Teachers Conference 2014
October 8 - 10, 2014
St. Louis, MO
Reliable resources on ASDs for early childhood professionals and families
Strategic Plan - 2012-2015
A path to quality growth and sustainability.
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Federal Home Visiting Programs
Parents as Teachers is an approved home visiting model meeting the evidence-based criteria of the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting program (MIECHV) and considered a promising approach for the Tribal Home Visiting Grantees. Recorded webinars highlighting the resources Parents as Teachers has to support the development of home visiting plans are temporarily under construction. Please check back later.
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