Local group receives national recognition

Marion County Parents as Teachers has received national recognition as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate, making it one of the top performing home visiting affiliates within the international Parents as Teachers network.

The official designation was made on October 1, 2018.

Families in the Marion County communities are positively impacted by the services delivered by the program, which include home visits, group connections, child screenings, and connections to community resources, equipping parents with knowledge and resources to prepare their children for a stronger start in life and greater success in school.

Please contact Susie Kliewer at Marion County Parents as Teachers, 620-947-4041, for more information about this program, or check out the website at marioncountyparentsasteachers.com.

The program is free to all children in the county ages 0-36 months.

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