Parents as Teachers
is an early childhood parent education and family support
program designed to
empower all parents
to give
their child the best
possible start in life
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2010
TEXAS PARENTS AS TEACHERS
TRAINING CALENDAR

Parents as Teachers materials are copyrighted to be used only by PAT certified Parent Educators. If you are interested in implementing a new PAT program, call (214) 363-8661 or email txpat@txpat.org  for more information.


Annual Recertification

Due July 1, 2010 – Information will be sent to programs in the spring of 2010 from the Parents as Teachers National Center. All Texas programs will submit reports, paperwork and fees to the Dallas office.

$55.00 - Parent Educator
$55.00 - Supervisor

Born to Learn® – Prenatal to Three Trainings

2010 Schedule

April 26 - 30, 2010  - Houston $650
July 19 - 23, 2010 - Fort Worth $650
September 27 - October 1, 2010    - Dallas $650
November 15 - 19, 2010 - San Antonio $650
     
Curriculum: $295.00    

Born to Learn® – Two-Day Supervisor Trainings

To ensure quality programs, the Parents as Teachers National Center requires all new Supervisors of existing program or Supervisor of new PAT programs to attend the Two-Day Supervisor’s Training. In order for new staff to be trained in the PAT curriculum, this Supervisor’s training must occur.

2010 Schedule

April 26 - 27, 2010  - Houston $150
July 19 - 20, 2010 - Fort Worth $150
September 27 - 28, 2010 - Dallas $150
November 15 - 16, 2010 - San Antonio $150

Required – Program Administration Guide - $75.00
Required – A Closer Look. . . . the PAT Standards & Self-Assessment Package - $75.00
Optional – Guide to Health, Hearing & Vision Screening - $45.00


Born to Learn® –Three – Kindergarten Entry Trainings

2010 Schedule

July 29 - 30, 2010 - Fort Worth $325
Fall 2010    - TBD $325
     
Curriculum: $210.00    

Follow Up Day of Institute

This Web-based technical assistance training is offered to certified Parents as Teachers Parent Educators as a follow-up to their initial Institute. It is designed to support the work of all new Parent Educators who have been implementing the Born to Learn® model for several months.

This training is required for all first year Parent Educators in order to receive their second year certificate. Those completing the course within the designated two-week period will earn six hours of professional development credit.

You can register through your web-portal at the National Center website – www.parentsasteachers.org or by calling Mary Gallow at the National Center, 1-866-728-4968, ext 255.

Registration Fee: None – part of the Prenatal to Three


Regional In-service Training – October 2010 dates to be determined

Region Regional Trainer:
Panhandle
TEA Region 16
$55 (includes lunch)
Debi Stich, Amarillo
806/672-5412
deborah.stich@amaisd.org
Fort Worth
TEA Regions 9, 11 & 12
$55 (includes lunch)
Deanne Colley, Fort Worth
817/215-0198
dcolley@nisdtx.org
Lubbock
TEA Regions 14, 15, 17, 18 & 19
$55 (includes lunch)
Janet Watson, Lubbock
806/765-2737
janet.watson@ttu.edu
Gulf Coast
TEA Regions 4, 5 & 6
$55 (includes lunch)
Kristie Allen, Rosenberg
832/223-0389
kallen@lcisd.org
Valley
TEA Regions 1, 2, 3 & 20
$55 (includes lunch)
Elaine Shiver, Dallas
214/363-8661
txpat@txpat.org
Austin
TEA Region 13
$55 (includes lunch)
Erin Garner, Leander
512/570-0320
erin.garner@leanderisd.org
Dallas
TEA Regions 7, 8 & 10
$55 (includes lunch)
Sharron Whitaker, Dallas
972/298-3366
fcc_whitaker@sbcglobal.net

To register for all trainings, contact the TXPAT Dallas office at 214/363-8661
or at txpat@txpat.org