The University of Maryland School of Public Policy School of Public Policy is pleased to announce that Adele Robinson, Karabelle Pizzigati Endowed Clinical Professor, has been appointed to the National Board of Parents as Teachers National Center.
Parents as Teachers is an international non-profit organization that promotes optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. Parents as Teachers is an evidence-based home visiting model that equips parents with knowledge and resources to prepare their children, from prenatal through kindergarten, for a stronger start in life and greater success in school. Parents as Teachers programs operate in various settings, including schools, hospitals, faith-based organizations and housing communities.
Founded in Missouri in 1984, Parents as Teachers serves more than 195,000 children in all 50 U.S. states; more than 100 tribal organizations, schools and communities; five other countries; and one U.S. territory. For more information, visit parentsasteachers.org.