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Liberty MO Parents as Teachers

Liberty Parents as Teachers Program

Mission:  To build strong communities, thriving families and children who are healthy, safe and ready to learn!

Do you have a child who is five years old or younger? If so, you should join Liberty MO Parents as Teachers (PAT). The Liberty School District offers this exciting, rewarding, and free program that can help your child be a successful learner. Liberty MO Parents as Teachers is a voluntary early childhood parent education and family support program designed to help parents give their children the best possible start in life.  Liberty MO PAT educators are trained and certified in The Parents As Teachers National Center curriculum. Additionally, LPS Parent Educators participate in a variety of professional development experiences each year to help better serve and support the unique needs of LPS’ earliest learners and their families. 

Components of Liberty's Parents as Teachers Program

How can participation in the Liberty MO Parents As Teachers program benefit my family?  

● PAT children at age three are significantly more advanced than comparison children in language, problem solving, and other cognitive abilities and social development.

● PAT parents are more involved in their children's schooling which is highly related to a child's success in school.

● PAT children score higher on kindergarten readiness tests and standardized measures of reading, math, and language in early elementary grades.  

● PAT parents are more confident in their parenting skills and knowledge; they read more to their children which leads to future school success.