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Parents as Teachers




USD 435 Parents as Teachers

Serving families in our community since 1989!

  Parents as Teachers is a fun and early learning program sponsored by USD 435 for soon-to-be parents and parents with children up to kindergarten in our district.   

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 five (or kindergarten entry) in becoming their children's first teachers. It is a voluntary program and provides services at no charge.



Contact Info:

Parents As Teachers
1101 N Mulberry
       Abilene, KS 67410
Phone: 785-263-4006

Email contacts:
Lori Portelli Coordinator/Educator
Meta WestProgram Supervisor
Mary Duey, Parent Educator
Janice Schroeder, Parent Educator