Marana Unified School District Parents as Teachers Program receives National recognition as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate
Congratulations to our Student Services Family Resource Center/Parents as Teachers program recently awarded the prestigious Blue Ribbon Affiliate endorsement by the Parents as Teachers National Center! The official designation was made on October 1, 2018.
This endorsement makes our program one of the top performing home visiting affiliates within the international Parents as Teachers network. Being named a Blue Ribbon Affiliate affirms that our Parents As Teachers program is among the highest quality members of the home visitation and parent education field, implementing the evidence-based Parents as Teachers model with fidelity and quality.
To earn Blue Ribbon Affiliate status, the Parents as Teachers program underwent a rigorous self -study and National Center review process to confirm that they are meeting Parents as Teachers’ standards of fidelity and quality. This designation is the result of years of dedicated teamwork, strategic planning, and passionate service.
Parents as Teachers builds strong communities, thriving families and children that are healthy, safe and ready to learn! Families in the Marana school district community are positively impacted by the services delivered by this program, which include home visits, group connections, child screening and connections to community resources, and equipping parents with knowledge and resources to prepare their children for a stronger start in life and greater success in school.
The Marana community is truly enriched by the high level of service and excellent programming provided to families and communities through the Parents as Teachers program.