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Parents as Teachers of the EUP


  • Parent Involvement & Education Program
     
    What is Parents as Teachers

    Parents as Teachers of the EUP is a home-based parent involvement and education program for families with children from birth to age five years who live within the Eastern Upper Peninsula School District.  The program is funded from a grant through the Michigan Department of Education.  Services are at no cost to participating families.  

    Parents as Teachers of the EUP promotes:

    • School Readiness Skills
    • Parenting Education
    • Early Care to ensure children are ready for school

    This is a free service available to all parents of young children.

    Contact Parent Educator:

    Ashley Allison

    906-632-3373 ext. 5123

    Families will Receive

    • Personal Visits are the heart of PAT program.  Home visits are held in the family's home by a certified parent educator trained in child development.  During the visits you will:
    • Receive age-appropriate child development and parenting information
    • Learn to observe your child and recognize his or her needs
    • Have your parenting concerns addressed
    • Screenings
    • Health, hearing and vision
    • Language, cognitive, intellectual & motor development 


    Group Connections
    Share your struggles and successes
    Learn from other parents
    See your child interact with other children
    Learn about topics that interest you


     Community Resource Networks
    If needed, we connect your family with services available in our community for:
    Housing
    Economic, environmental & personal problems
    Baby care items
    Family Planning
    Medical care for parents and children