Updated Reflective Supervision Series

We are very excited to announce the launch of the newly updated version of the Reflective Supervision Series training! These trainings will identify the key principles of reflective supervision, how it fits within the field of infant and early childhood mental health, differentiating reflective from administrative roles, and a framework for typical supervision sessions. As […]

New Portal Company Administrator Feature

PAT National Office has implemented a great new feature for supervisors and affiliate administrators in the portal. This feature will allow you to view, print or pay any open order in the portal under your affiliate. For example, at renewal time, you will be able to access each renewal order as your staff complete the […]


We hope you can join the Parents as Teachers National Center’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) virtual Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, December 9th, 2-3 PM CT. Read the full article and register here.

Pritzker Administration to Provide $270 Million in Assistance for Child Care Providers Throughout IL

CHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) today announced $270 million in funding is available to assist child care providers across the state with reopening in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting today, licensed child care providers that meet the eligibility criteria may apply for Child Care Restoration Grants, […]

The Ounce stands in solidarity with the Black community—enough is enough

The Ounce of Prevention Fund’s work to provide a bright and just future for all children would not be possible without recognizing that each child, family and community has been uniquely impacted and traumatized by generations of institutional racism and long-tolerated inequities. As an organization committed to making sure that children, particularly our youngest learners, […]

Using ASQ in a Virtual Environment

Special Release of ASQ-3 Questionnaires ASQ®-3 English questionnaire files are available in an alternate format designed to support customers during the COVID-19 health crisis. Learn More.

How One Affiliate Has Adapted

by Deborah Barnett, Supervisor – Illinois Action for Children During this pandemic, Illinois Action for Children’s Parent Educators have been on the front lines working with families to make sure that essential needs are being met. As soon as the quarantine began, the team began to make diaper deliveries to families that needed them until our […]

How-To’s for the Ounce Institute

Registered for an upcoming webinar? Where do you find the webinar information? Great questions! Here is the information that you need to know about your upcoming webinar: The Ounce Institute will send out the webinar information along with any handouts for the webinar the day before. Please add us to your contacts to prevent our […]