Parents As Teachers

Parents as Teachers

WEST HAVEN FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION AS A

BLUE RIBBON AFFILIATE

 

The West Haven FRC program successfully completes the Quality Endorsement and Improvement process with the Parents as Teachers national office

 

The West Haven Family Resource Center earned a prestigious endorsement by Parents as Teachers national center as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate, making it one of the top performing early education and home visiting affiliates within the international Parents as Teachers network. The official designation was made on October 1, 2017. 

 

Being named a Blue Ribbon Affiliate affirms that the West Haven FRC is a high-quality member of the home visitation and parent education field, implementing the evidence-based Parents as Teachers model with fidelity.  Families in the West Haven community are positively impacted by the services delivered by this program, which include home visits, group connections, child screening and connections to community resources, equipping parents with knowledge and resources to prepare their children for a stronger start in life and greater success in school. 

 

To earn this recognition, over the past year staff at FRC completed the intensive Quality Endorsement and Improvement process through the Parents as Teachers national center.  They demonstrated that they meet all of the Parents as Teachers Essential Requirements and Quality Standards.

 

The Quality Endorsement and Improvement Process is designed to help ensure and recognize quality implementation of the Parents as Teachers model, which is used in more than 1,300 organizations including schools, family resource centers, social service agencies, housing authorities, churches, and healthcare systems.

 

“The West Haven Family Resource Center has many strengths. This Parent as Teachers affiliate has a well-developed infrastructure; employs capable and dedicated staff; and provides valuable services to the families of West Haven.” “The Parents as Teachers office is very pleased to award the West Haven Family Resource Center with a national Quality Endorsement in recognition of their excellent program operations and services to families. The community of West Haven is truly enriched by this Parents as Teachers affiliate.” Parents as Teachers National office

 

For more information about the West Haven FRC at Savin Rock School 50 Park Street  visit www.whschools.org , call our office at 203-931-4739 or email us at frc@whschools.org

 

About Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers is an international, non-profit organization that promotes optimal early development, learning and health of young children.  Parents as Teachers provides an evidence-based home visiting model and is a center for innovation in promising practices. Parents as Teachers designs and develops quality research-based and evidence-informed curricula and trainings for early childhood family support professionals.

We support evidence based model implementation by our local partners through professional development, implementation support, continuous quality improvement and a quality endorsement process. We facilitate data collection, analysis, evaluation and research to deepen and demonstrate our impact in communities. Lastly, we advocate for children and families at the state and federal level through community engagement.

For more information, visit www.ParentsAsTeachers.org.