Welcome to Parents as Teachers
Serving USD 308 Hutchinson, USD 309 Nickerson/S. Hutchinson, & USD 313 Buhler
Parents as Teachers is FREE to any parent with a child under 5 years of age who lives in the Hutchinson, Nickerson/South Hutchinson, or Buhler school districts.
What is Parents As Teachers?
Parents As Teachers is an early childhood parent education program for parents of children birth to 5 years. Parents as Teachers is funded by the Kansas State Department of Education and your local school district.
What is the Goal of Parents as Teachers?
The goal of the Parents as Teachers program is to assist parents in their role as the child's most important teacher. The program is designed to provide:
- Practical and effective age appropriate information to promote the growth and development of infants and toddlers
- Information to help parents form realistic expectations about their child's behavior
What services does Parents as Teachers provide?
Parents as Teachers provides the following services for you and your child:
- Home Visits
- Playgroups/Group Meetings
- Developmental Screenings
- Parent Resource Network
- Lending Library
It's easy to reach our office. You can contact us by mail, phone, or email. We look forward to hearing from you!
Parents as Teachers
Email Lisa Jones
Email Adrienne Childs
Email Louise Hook
Email Crystle Westmoreland
To get more information about the Parents as Teachers program, please contact the P.A.T. office at the number listed above.
Download the Parents as Teachers Flyer and Application here: PAT Flyer & Application
Frequently Asked Questions
|What is Parents As Teachers?
Parents As Teachers (PAT) is an early childhood parent education program for parents of children birth to 5 years.
Who is eligible for Parents As Teachers?
Is the program targeted to one special group?
What is the program cost to families?
If it is free to the families, who pays for the program?
Can older siblings attend playgroups?
What is a Parent Educator?
How often do Parent Educator's visit families in their homes?
Are there any materials parents are required to purchase if they participate?