a letter to the editor recently published in the Denver North Star Last week, I worked with 11 families with young children in Denver. I spent time with each family, showing them how playing with simple tools, like bubble solution and pipe cleaners, or water and plastic cups, can build

A recent letter to the editor published in the Elbert County News   As an educator, I know how important a child’s early years are. Those crucial years are the most important in ensuring children are set up for success in school and in life.   Throughout my career, I

Parents as Teachers Model Affiliate logo - Blue Ribbon

The Catholic Charities-Diocese of Pueblo’s Parents As Teachers program was designated a Blue Ribbon affiliate for the third consecutive year. To earn Blue Ribbon Affiliate status sites must undergo a rigorous evaluation over and above what a normal site experiences. According to Parents as Teachers: “To earn the Quality Endorsement,

On December 12, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 3, The Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. The bill seeks to lower prescription drug prices by allowing the government to negotiate with drug manufacturers. Of note to those interested in home visiting was the inclusion in

Parents as Teachers Model Affiliate logo - Blue Ribbon

Colorado’s Parents as Teachers’ sites continue to earn recognition as among the best in the nation. This year the Parents as Teachers National Center awarded Blue Ribbon Affiliate status to three Parents as Teachers sites in Colorado: Colorado Springs School District 11/Adult and Family Education (Colorado Springs); Community Partnership FRC

On Friday, November 8, Laura Knudtson (Chair of the Colorado Home Visiting Coalition) and Heather Tritten (Executive Director of Parent Possible) presented on home visiting to Early Childhood Leadership Council Program Quality and Alignment Subcommittee. Laura Knudtson laid out the current reality of home visiting in Colorado as well as

Nineteen and pregnant, Amanda had a lot on her plate, so she didn’t need any aggravation– but that’s just what she was getting. Her boyfriend, the father of her unborn child, got louder, wanting to argue, as he stood aggressively over Amanda who was sitting at the kitchen table. That’s

The power of home visiting in Pueblo Colorado to support parents. Helping parents to relax and be less anxious about their child's development. Colorado Home Visiting Coalition (CHVC)

The two generation impact of home visiting can be life changing. Below is a success story shared with us from Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pueblo Parents as Teachers program. For nearly two years our home visitor has worked to engage and support a local family. The family entered

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