WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) APRIL 22, 2016BLOCK Fest®, a research-based initiative designed to equip children ages 8 months through 8 years with STEM skills through interactive block play with their parents, is doubling its winning formula to help grow a strong future workforce spurred, in part, by a commitment made to early Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) education by the White House.
LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2016 – Parents as Teachers National Center and the University of Southern California School of Social Work have successfully launched a pilot program marrying the Parents as Teachers evidence-based home visiting model with USC Telehealth. Funded through the Coalition for Research on Engagement and Well-Being (CREW) and the Overdeck Family Foundation, the pilot represents a transformational move by home visiting and family support leader, Parents as Teachers, to adapt its services to a ‘virtual’ format to reach more families in underserved communities, and to support today’s tech-savvy parents.
Initiative Focused on Health, Development and Well-Being of At-Risk Local Children is Result of Public-Private Partnership to Integrate Prenatal through Pre-K Services
ST. LOUIS – December 9, 2015 –Parents as Teachers, a leader in the early childhood and family engagement fields, today praised Congress for their bipartisan, bicameral efforts to reauthorize the American public school system through passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The bill, which is now headed to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law, would discard the No Child Left Behind, and replace it with a new law that emphasizes the importance of early education and upgrades important family engagement provisions.
ST. LOUIS, February 8, 2016 – Fulfilling a priority to increase its growth and impact in California through expanded early childhood service delivery, international non-profit Parents as Teachers announced today the dual appointments of new hire Nora Benavides and veteran curriculum developer, early childhood educator, and national trainer Laura Krueger. Each will be based in Sacramento. Benavides will serve as Manager of Growth and Impact, and Krueger will hold the title of Manager of Visibility and Outreach.
America Parents as Teachers and USC School of Social Work partnership will bring more home visits to families in need using telemedicine technology
DENVER, CO. (June 9, 2015) – Family educational support will soon go mobile thanks to a groundbreaking Commitment to Action announced today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America. Just as technology has transformed most aspects of American life, it will soon have the potential to transform the health and literacy of the youngest Americans by engaging and mentoring parents and caregivers in the first home visit program to be delivered in a live format entirely online.
U.S. Senate passes Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) funds providing $400 million per year for fiscal years 2016-2017 to support Parents as Teachers and other home-visiting programs.
St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 15, 2015 - Parents as Teachers, a leader in the early childhood home-visiting field with programs in all 50 states, today praised members of Congress for their bi-partisan support to extend the Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program through March 2017.