Marion County Parents as Teachers

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A fun, early learning program sponsored by local school districts for soon-to-be parents and parents with children up to three years of age.

Mission Statement

To provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.

Who We Serve

Parents as Teachers is designed to assist ALL FAMILIES with children from birth to age three in becoming their children's first teachers.

Upcoming Events:

Music and Movement 
  • We invite parents and their children, birth to age 3 yrs, to a Music & Movement event being at the Goessel Community Building from 9:30- 10:30am.  Older siblings are welcome! 
  • Please bring a favorite baby doll or stuffed animal.  Wear comfortable clothing for active movement.
  • Dates: February 4, 11, 18, & 25 
  • Call/Text Lori Soo Hoo with Questions at 620-947-4041
  • Click here for an event flyer!
PJ Reading: Sophia is a S.T.A.R.
  • Join PAT and Rachel Boden, Conscious Discipline Trainer at a public library near you for an hour of games, play, movement and reading all around the book: Sophia is a STAR. Go home with some free make and take safe place tools and a book. 
  • Families with children birth to 3 yrs old are welcome! Siblings too!
  • Dates, Locations and Times:
    • Mon. January 18 Hillsboro Library 6-7pm
    • Thurs. January 21 Marion Library 6-7pm
    • Fri. January 22 Goessel Library 10:30-11:30am
    • Sat. January 23 Peabody Library 10-11am
    • Fri. January 29 Burns Library 10:30-11:30am
  • Click here for an event flyer!
PAT Group Connections:
Click her  for the Group Connections Calendar!

    Recycle For PAT:

    Formula Cans
    Oatmeal Containers
    Glass Baby Food Jars and Lids
    Baby Wipe Containers

    Click the image above to download dates and times!

    Supporting Organizations

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