Parents As Teachers at Perry County School District 32 in Perryville is staffed by parent educators who have received specialized training in child development and early learning.
These educators also have professional experience working with young children and families, as well knowledge of parenting skills.
Parent educators provide timely information on child development and neuroscience research. They suggest activities which encourage language development, intellectual growth, social development and motor skills. Periodic screenings are provided for general development, speech, hearing and nutrition to provide early detection of potential concerns, with referral networking offered as needed.
Annual evaluations of Parents As Teachers show that parents overwhelmingly rate home visits by parent educators as the service they value most!