Posts by Beth Moore

Supporting the Family: Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is an internationally-recognized organization that started in Missouri in the early 1980s to get children ready for school and increase parental awareness of their role in being their child’s first teacher.  Since its inception, PAT’s objective has been to build strong communities, thriving families, and children that are healthy, safe and ready to learn by…

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The Franklin School: The Power of Collaborative Partnerships

The January 2019 opening of The Franklin School, an $11.4 million early learning center in the Northside neighborhood of Spartanburg, South Carolina, is a testament to the power of collaborative partnerships to transform the landscape of early care and education. Spartanburg County First Steps, which currently administers and operates The Franklin School, served as one…

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