All children will learn, grow, and develop to realize their full potential
Parents as Teachers promotes the optimal early development, learning and health of children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers.
- The early years of a child's life are critical for optimal development and provide the foundation for success and in life.
- Parents are their child's first and most influential teachers.
- Established and emergin research should be the foundation of parent education and family support curricula, training, materials and services.
- An understanding and appreciation of the history and traditions of diverse cultures is essential in serving families.
Parents as Teachers Approach is to partner, facilitate, and reflect. We provide research-based information and support from pregnancy through kindergarten entry through home visits, group connections, and developmental screenings.
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