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Mildred Winter Scholarships awarded to parent educators

Mildred Winter and training class attendees

Thanks to a selfless act of generosity by the founder of Parents as Teachers, Mildred Winter, seven PAT parent educators will receive free registration to the 2021 Parents as Teachers International Conference on Oct. 11–14, in Baltimore, Maryland.

The parent educators are recipients of the inaugural Mildred Winter Founder’s Scholarships. The fund was established to cover conference fees for PAT parent educators. The recipients were required to apply for financial assistance before a selection committee determined who would receive the scholarship.

Below are the names of the 2021 recipients:

  • Jeree Davis, Maternity Care Coalition (elect) Teen Parent Program/Early Head Start, Philadelphia, PN
  • Jeneen Lett, Mobile County TEEN Center, Alabama
  • Lauren Wallace, Jump Start Home Visiting Program, Easter seals Joliet Region, Joliet, IL
  • Kimberly Washington, Henry Booth House, Chicago, IL
  • Denita Brown, Henry Booth House, Chicago, IL
  • Pasha Page, Henry Booth House, Chicago, IL
  • India Berry, Henry Booth House, Chicago, IL