Yampah Teen Parent Program


The mission of the Yampah Teen Parent Program is to support member district pregnant & parenting students to become self-sufficient, involved citizens in their communities while working towards their high school diploma.

In a safe and caring community of their peers, pregnant and parenting teens are provided with education in the best practices of parenting education and early childhood development Children up to age 3 ½ are nurtured on site in our nationally accredited infant and toddler nursery programs. All students enrolled in the TPP participate in the four components of family literacy: HS Diploma, PACT (intergenerational literacy time), Parenting, and Early Childhood Education.

Building Healthy Attachments

• Belief that teen parents are capable of excellence

• Environment that promotes healthy bonding between parent and child

• Growth, self-esteem and confidence building for parents and babies

Multi-facted Curriculum Aligned to the CO State Standards & 21st Centruy Skills

• Well-rounded academic program, with emphasis on literacy skills, leading to high school diploma

• Integration into the community for parents through self-sufficiency training

• Nursery curriculum, parent education, and high school curriculum

Extensive Community Network

• Community support to ensure success

• Access to community resources

• Licensed teachers, school counselors, early childhood educators,

community resource managers, social workers and nurse practitioners