Sparta Parents as Teachers
What is Parents as Teachers all about?
Parents as Teachers is a FREE program offered in every school district in Missouri. The program is available to every family in the Sparta school district beginning during pregnancy and ending when children enter kindergarten. Enrollment can take place at any time during this age range. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (417)634-3224 ext. 3111 to enroll. Parents are children's first teachers and will always be their most important. Let P.A.T. empower you with the knowledge to make sound parenting decisions to help your child.
All children will learn, grow and develop to realize their full potential.
To provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.
The early years of a child's life are critical for optimal development and provide the foundation for success in school and in life.
Parents are their children's first influential teachers.
Established and emerging research should be the foundation of parent education and family support curricula, training, materials and services.
All young children and their families deserve the same opportunities to succeed, regardless of any demographic, geographic or economic considerations.
An understanding and appreciation of the history and traditions of diverse cultures is essential in serving families.