Profiles of Impact
All in the Family
Mary Harvey wants her daughters to have the same great Parents as Teachers experience that she had as a child. Read more.
- How One Child Can Change the Future of a Family
For parents with learning disabilities, the reassurance of a parent educator can prove to be invaluable. Read more.
Parents as Teachers fosters lifelong learning, lifelong bonds
Six women have remained friends since meeting at an informational PAT meeting in 1982. Read more.
PAT Part of White House Summit on Early Childhood Education
Parents as Teachers is part of an important discussion on early learning that is the focus of the White House Summit on Early Education that took place on December 10 in Washington, D.C. It's an important opportunity to lift up our work to improve parent-engagement, strengthen families, promote school readiness and prepare all children for school and life success. Join the discussion
Early Education Home Visiting Collaboration Strengthens Oklahoma’s Efforts to Support Families, Young Children
Oklahoma families with young children soon will have increased access to parenting skill-building and child development information that’s best suited for them. This is due to a new collaborative effort by several national home visiting organizations fully funded through a $3,162,355 two-year grant to the Parents as Teachers National Center from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), as part of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program. Read the news release
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- PAT National Center Office Closed
January 19, 2015
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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Parents as Teachers Supports Parent Educators in Ferguson
Parents as Teachers National Center (PATNC) recently invited Parent Educators from the Ferguson area to onsite meetings with mental health consultant Dr. Peggy North-Jones (see the 90-minute video of that meeting) and to a discussion with panelists Redditt Hudson, Traci Blackmon and Siera Irby-Smith (see that discussion).
As PATNC President and CEO Scott Hippert points out in this letter, it's important to focus on the children and to help them avoid the stressful situations that can negatively affect the ability to learn and interact with others.
Also see: PATNC has developed resources for parents and parent educators to use during times of trauma.