Parents as Teachers promotes the optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. We provide an evidence-based, research-informed home visiting model and are a center for innovation in promising practices and flexible, adaptive designs.


The 2017 Conference Planning Committee is now seeking workshop proposals that reflect the best thinking, experience, and ideas in the industry. Share your knowledge and expertise with over a thousand early childhood education professionals by applying to present at the 2017 Parents as Teachers International Conference, November 29th – December 1st in Philadelphia, PA.

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An online professional development opportunity

Diversity in Families, Children, and You is an online training product designed for early childhood and family support professionals. It incorporates self-paced activities and reading materials within a three-module curriculum. The responsive design format allows participants access from any device via an internet connection. The content complements the Parents as Teachers approach to parenting education for families.

Parents as Teachers 2015-2016 Annual Report

We are pleased to share the 2015-2016 Parents as Teachers Annual Report. This year’s document contains a thorough recap of the previous fiscal year, including updates on our programs across the country and around the world. 



What You Do Matters is a six-week series that combines short parent-educator discussions followed by parent-child interaction. Each one-hour session focuses on a different topic and parents have the opportunity share experiences, ask questions, and try out activities.

What You Do Matters features five posters for parent-child interaction, printed in English and Spanish. The kit also includes a USB drive containing a supply list, facilitation guides and slides, professional resources, and parent handouts.

News from the Parents as Teachers Family

Thanks to our Sponsors of the 2016 Parents as Teachers National Conference!

The 2016 Parents as Teachers Conference came home to the national headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri! The 2016 conference focused on strengthening our programs
through knowledge and leaving a positive legacy for tomorrow.


Explore the different curricula and training options available such as the Parents as Teachers Model for affiliates, the Foundational Curriculum and Training for affiliates and approved users, and à la carte Knowledge Studio products.

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