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Conference Registration Now Open Register today for the 2014 Parents as Teachers Conference!  
Healthy Start Funding Opportunity Are you a community, county or state-level health department or social service agency considering applying for a Healthy Start Grant? Find out more information on how Parents as Teachers is an excellent fit.
PAT Celebrates its 30th Anniversary Parents as Teachers will celebrate its 30th anniversary throughout 2014. 
Early Head Start/Child Care Partnership 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. More information.
The PAT Standards: A Guide to Fidelity and Quality Parents as Teachers national center is pleased to announce the release of the 2013 PAT quality standards. The updated edition is a refinement of previous standards, and reflects the deepened PAT approach and model fidelity requirements. More information
PAT Publishes Annual Report Read about the impact Parents as Teachers is having on families in this country and around the world in the 2012-2013 annual report.    

Profiles of Impact

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
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Directory of National Early Intervention Resources - 2013

Autism Resources
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.

Listen or View slides (States)
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