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Parent involvement is a critical link in a child's development of learning skills. Parents As Teachers (PAT) works with under-resourced families in Mecklenburg County who have at least one child under the age of 5.

Families usually have one or more risk-factors such as low-income level, low education, numerous family relocations, newcomer in the community, psycho-social issues, Spanish-speaking, and/or uninsured.

The mission of Parents as Teachers (PAT) is to provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.