Parents as Teachers
Parents as Teachers is an organization which strives to support and educate the families of young children in the Lincoln County R-III School District. Families who have children prenatal thru Kindergarten entry are eligible to receive PAT services. The services include weekly or bi-monthly home visits, group connections, and screenings. Currently the PAT program is providing home visits to families who are experiencing a life circumstance that would consider them high needs or at-risk. If you are interested in applying for home visits please complete this application PAT Application and return to 1601 S. Main Street. After receiving your application we will contact you regarding your eligibility to receive visits.
Every child ages 6 months to Kindergarten entry living in the Lincoln County R-III School District is eligible to receive ONE complete developmental screening each year. The screening can be done by the child’s Parent Educator or one of the screeners employed by the school. Day and evening appointments are available. Every preschool in the district including the Early Childhood Education Center are offered these screenings to their currently enrolled children. Parents are also encouraged to call and schedule a screening if their child does not attend a preschool or receive PAT home visits. Each screening takes approximately 1 hour and includes all areas of development.
Please call 636-462-3020 to schedule your child's developmental screening.
Dolly Parton Imagination Library
The DPIL is a service provided to all children, regardless of income, living in the Lincoln Country R-III school district under the age of 5. Every child who enrolls will receive a FREE book in the mail every month. Reading regularly with young children during their preschool years is a huge boost toward a successful education. Currently this program is funded thru a grant by the United Way. Your child can be enrolled at this website http://imaginationlibrary.com/ and select "register child" at the top of the page.