Parents as Teachers

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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.

For more information call 520-881-0001 or use the online referral form below.

Are you eligible?
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 services will continue until child enters kindergarten.
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.
Ready to be your child's first, best teacher?
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.
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.
First things first

Support for Parents as Teachers 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