Parents as Teachers

Parents As Teachers

Joplin Schools Parents as Teachers serves children throughout the Joplin area. This free program provides developmental screenings and more to children from birth to age five.

Parents as Teachers offers:

  • personal one-on-one visits
  • parent and child group meetings
  • developmental screenings
  • helpful resources for parents and children
  • information and tips to support your child's growth and development
  • fun parent / family activities

Parents as Teachers children:
  • are significantly more advanced in development at age three
  • score higher on school standardized tests

Parents as Teachers parents:
  • are more involved in their children's schooling
  • are more confident parents and read more to their children

This program is free and open to all parents in the Joplin School District and helps prepare children for success in school and beyond.

Contact us to learn more or to enroll:
417-208-2069 or

Contact Us

Joplin Early Childhood Center
2825 S. McClelland Blvd.
Joplin, MO 64804
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