Parents As Teachers

Parents create a strong foundation for their child’s success in school and life

Parent Educators will visit you in your home to provide the information and support you need to give your child the best possible start during those critical first years before they start school.

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The mission of the Parents as Teachers program is to provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.

Are You Ready to be Your Child’s First, Best Teacher?

A Certified Parent Educator provides activities to promote parent-child interaction and school readiness. They provide health, hearing, vision and developmental screenings. During visits, parents are introduced to school readiness activities.

How Can Parents As Teachers Help?

Our Certified Parent Educators will help you:

  • Learn about your child’s growth and development.
  • Ensure important screenings happen (developmental, hearing, vision, health).
  • Turn your child’s everyday experience into fun-filled learning opportunities.
  • Receive practical answers to your parenting questions.
  • Create an eager learner who is ready for school.
  • Learn ways to build a strong relationship with your child.
  • Become your child’s first and most influential teacher.

In 2018 Parents as Teachers Served


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Parents As Teachers Help Families Make Healthier Choices

Casa de los Niños Parents as Teachers program has been selected as one of the 28 sites throughout the nation to partner with Washington University in a study that will help our families live healthy lives! The Healthy Eating Active Living at Home (HEALTH) project blends the current Parents as Teachers model with a curriculum focused on supporting families to create a home environment that promotes a hleahty lifestyle. We are thrilled to be an intervention site in which staff will be trained in the HEALTH curriculum and implementation, and we are excited for this opportunity!

Are You Eligible for Parents as Teachers?

Parents are eligible for enrollment into the Parents as Teachers program if they have a child from prenatal to 3 years of age.

Once the family is enrolled these free services will continue until the child enters kindergarten.

Enroll in the Parents as Teachers Program

Click the blue button below to enroll in the Parents As Teachers program, or call 520-881-0001 for more information

Support for Nurse-Family Partnership is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at