Our Mission

  • Parents as Teachers + Judaic Teachings

    We strive to integrate the proven, trusted methods of the national Parents as Teachers program with Jewish teachings and values.

    St Louis Jewish Developmental ScreeningsTrusted Resource

    Parents As Teachers is the most trusted resource providing a proven home visiting model for the most respected organizations and professionals who serve the evolving needs of families. PAT’s work with the professional community helps young children grow up healthy, safe and ready to learn. PAT’s internationally recognized network of organizations and professionals supports hundreds and thousands of families in all 50 states as well as many other countries through a proven educational model featuring intimate, in-home visits with parents and children.

    Child Development Champion

    Through advocacy and outreach, Jewish Parents as Teachers serves as a voice for early childhood development and champions the critical role of parental involvement and early intervention in the childhood development and educational continuum. Jewish Parents as Teachers raises awareness and will increase parent’s competence and confidence in giving their children the best possible start in life.

    Valued Partner

    The Deutsch Early Childhood Center of Temple Israel, with support from the Central Agency for Jewish Education, is a provider of the Parents as Teachers program for Jewish families in the St. Louis Jewish Community. Funded by URJ and the Crown Grant, J-PAT will provide families with a parent educator who visits the home and provides guidance as they raise their child from birth into the preschool years, including developmental screenings and information about child development, while also providing families with faith-based educational resources that will enrich their Jewish lives.


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