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District 19 Parents As Teachers Program

Mission Statement

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

District Programs

In addition to the Birth to 3 – Parents and Teachers Program, Alden-Hebron School District #19 houses an ISBE Preschool for All Program. This program offers an AM and PM half-day preschool program for children ages 3 – 5. It also offers a full-day tuition based preschool program. District #19 offers a full-day kindergarten program.

Parents as Teachers promotes the optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. We advance the delivery of high quality services for families through a comprehensive system of supports and innovative solutions.

  • Home Visits 
  • Playgroups
  • Group Connections   

Parents As Teachers Official Website

ALDEN-HEBRON PAT SERVICES FOR YOUR FAMILY INCLUDE:

  • Personal Home visits- facilitated by a licensed Early Childhood Teacher/certified parent educator based on your individual family needs
  • Group Connections-opportunities to learn with other families
  • Child Screening- annual developmental screening and health review
  • Resource Network- connection to community resources

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT OF YOUR PARENT EDUCATOR

  • We will provide you with current, research-based information on child development and parenting.
  • We will help you to become a better observer of your child at each stage of development.
  • We will keep all information shared with us confidential.
  • We will contact you in the event we are unable to keep our designated appointment.
  • We pledge to partner with you to get your child off to the best possible start in life.

Upcoming Events:

Upcoming Events
Date Location Time Topic

July 1st Alden-Hebron Elementary Zoom Videoconferencing10:30amGroup Connection-Fun in the Sun
July 8th Alden-Hebron Elementary Zoom Videoconferencing10:00amPlaygroup-Following Directions Using Chalk!
August 18th Alden-Hebron Elementary Birth to Three RoomTBDGroup Connection-TBD
August 26th Alden-Hebron Elementary Birth to Three RoomTBDPlaygroup-TBD

For more information or to schedule an appointment for your child please contact Katie Beck at (815) 648-2442 ext. 1534