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Investing in the Power of Families

The Parents as Teachers National Center recently enacted a board-led initiative called Investing in the Power of Families to support affiliates in restoring families’ enrollment numbers. The initiative aims to increase direct services of needed mental and physical...

The History of Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers began in 1981 in Missouri as a pilot project for first-time parents of new-borns. It had a modest, but important goal: to help first-time parents embrace their role as their child’s first and most influential teacher. Funding came from the Missouri...

Women’s History Month Profile – Tara Whitaker

Parents as Teachers ‘Saved my Life’ Giving Back is Her Passion: A Tale of a Once-Unhoused Mother, Who’s Helping Mothers Pick any Saturday, and you’ll find Tara Whitaker, 33, a single mother of an 11-year-old son, among the dozens of unhoused persons...
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