When joining Parents as Teachers Illinois as an affiliate or other member, you will be asked to go through certain registration requirements. See below for the full list of steps to onboard with the Parents as Teachers program.

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If possible, before attending PAT training have new supervisors and parent educators:

After attending PAT training, have new parent educators:

  • Be observed conducting a personal visit, group connection, screening
  • Initiate Reflective Supervision
  • Get to know community partners
  • Participate in recruitment efforts
  • Become proficient in the program’s data management system (Penelope, Visit Tracker, COPA, etc.)
  • Continue to participate in these suggested Start Early learning opportunities