There is currently no waiting list for the JC Schools Parents as Teachers program! CLICK HERE to enroll today and a parent educator will contact you shortly to begin visiting with you. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our services (home visits, group connection and parent education events, and child development screening) are primarily offered virtually via Zoom or another video-conferencing platform. Home visits can also take place through a phone call, outdoors with social distancing, or at the Southwest Early Childhood Center with precautions in place.
Parents as Teachers is a parent education and support program for families with children from birth to Kindergarten entry, as well as expectant parents. It is designed to help you as a parent be able to help your child learn, grow and develop to realize their full potential.
Any family in the Jefferson City School District attendance area can take advantage of these services for FREE:
• Annual health/hearing/vision and developmental screenings for children age 1 months to 5 years (not yet in Kindergarten)
• Group connection events
• Resource information
Qualifying families can also take part in personalized home visits with a certified parent educator. Parents work with their educator to set and reach goals for their child and family, discuss a variety of child development and parenting topics, and share a parent-child activity chosen especially for their family. Click here
for more information about each of these services.
Parents as Teachers Vision:
All children will learn, grow and develop to realize their full potential.
Parents as Teachers Mission:
Parents as Teachers promotes the optimal early development, learning and health of children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers.
Parents as Teachers Core Values: