We are so excited to announce that we have expanded our Parents as Teachers Program!

We now have 3 part-time Certified Parent Educators.

Families that have children ages birth to 5 years are

eligible to participate. We also provide prenatal visits!

Why enroll in Parents As Teachers?

    • You are your child's first teacher and your home is your child's first classroom.
    • Your baby will learn more during the early years than any other time in life.
    • Parents as Teachers can help you lay a strong foundation for your child's future success in school.
    • Parents as Teachers is offered at no cost to all interested parents.

Benefits of Parents As Teachers:

Studies indicate that the Parents as Teachers program produces lasting benefits for children and families.

    • PAT children are significantly more advanced in language, problem solving and social development at age 3.
    • PAT children have significantly higher scores on reading and math standardized tests than children not participating in the program.
    • Parents stay more involved in their child's education, both at school and at home.
    • Parents have more confidence in their parenting skills and knowledge.

Program Services ( All Services are provided FREE by Certified Parent Educators):

    • Personal Visits: Parent Educators, who are specially trained in child development, make personalized home visits.
    • Group Connections: Group meetings provide a time to meet other parents and enjoy learning activities with your child.
    • Screenings: Developmental screenings are offered to assess your child's overall development as well as health, hearing and vision.
    • Referral Network: PAT helps link families to other community resources.

Enrollment Form

Please return completed forms to school or call:

Taneyville School at (417) 546-5803 for more information.

PAT Group Connections Schedule

PAT Educators

Lisa.Lux@taneyville.k12.mo.us

Pam.Horner@taneyville.k12.mo.us

Becky.Forrest@taneyville.k12.mo.us


Having fun with the mirror in the PAT room