Our partner Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley offers the following parent education classes as part of the Success By 6 initiative. For a current class schedule and to register, visit their website.
Play & Learn
Play & Learn provides an opportunity for toddlers and preschoolers to interact with their parents and other children (ages 1-5). Parents can also discuss parenting strategies, dilemmas, and everyday happenings with a Parent Educator and other parents going through similar situations. Groups are weekly, 90-minute classes facilitated by a Family Resource Center parent educator, and operate on the following basic schedule:
- 20 minutes-Guided Play
- 10 minutes-Snack and Story
- 30 minutes-Parent Discussion
- 30 minutes-Circle Time/Activity Time
Baby & Me
Baby & Me is a play and discussion hour for parents and their infants (birth to one year). Parents can learn more about their baby’s developmental milestones and connect with other moms and dads.
This program for teens who are pregnant or parenting includes twice monthly group meetings and home visits. Participants receive support from Parent Educators and their peers and are eligible for elective credit toward graduation. Young parents can be referred to the program by their high school guidance counselors or county agencies, or can sign up by contacting the Family Resource Center directly.
Header photo courtesy of our partner Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley