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Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers

The Early Childhood Education Act programs help to increase parents’ confidence and improve their parenting skills. They can then better support their children’s education and development before and after school entry. Periodic screenings increase parents’ understanding of their children’s developmental progress, as well as alert them to any possible delays. Early intervention for identified problems helps improve chances that children will enter school with “healthy minds and bodies.” 

Program Information


Training Opportunities

Announcing an additional PAT PLC location for November:
November 13, 9 am-12 noon; Moberly Area Community College, 190 Shinn Lane, Hannibal, MO  63401

The morning session of the November 11th PAT PLC training opportunity in Riverview Gardens is FULL.  An additional training session has been added for November 11 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Riverview Gardens location.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 

For questions regarding the Professional Learning Communities training opportunities, please contact Diane Addison at 573-221-3054 or [email protected].

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