• Why join the Parents As Teachers program?

    • Learn about early childhood growth and development. Parents as Teachers is for first-time parents and experienced parents too!
    • Give your child the best possible start in life.

    What services does the program provide?

    • Personalized home visits with a certified parent educator.
    • Group Connections include both guest speakers and parent-child interaction activities held throughout the school year. 
    • Screenings to check development, hearing, and vision.
    • Referrals to other services beyond the scope of the program.

    At What Age Should We Enroll?

    • All Parkway families are eligible to participate throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten, usually age five.
    • Learn important developmental information from the very beginning toward school readiness.

    Who are “Parent Educators”? 

    • Parent Educators are Parkway staff
    • Trained professionals who have experience working with young children and families.
    • Parent educators receive specialized training in child development. Yearly training hours are required to maintain their certification.

    What does the program cost?

    • Parents as Teachers is a free and voluntary program for all resident families that have children aged prenatal through pre-k.

    When do we meet?

    • Parent Educators meet with families in their homes several times throughout the school year.