Parents are their children’s first teachers. Parent-led literacy programs help Spanish-speaking parents build their children’s literacy skills with vocabulary, reading and writing practice so they succeed at the same levels as their peers. Our early literacy programs include:
Leyendo Avanzamos (Reading Together We Advance)
In this parent-led literacy intervention program, parents teach their K-2nd grade children.
Aprendiendo Avanzamos (Learning Together We Advance)
This parent-led preschool program teaches Spanish-speaking parents of children ages 3-5 how to be their preschool-aged child’s first teacher. Parents learn the concepts for literacy and early childhood development. Helps parents learn and practice the skills to continue the pre-school experience at home, one-on-one with their
Abriendo Puertas (Opening Doors)
Opening Doors is the nation’s first evidence-based comprehensive program developed by and for Latino parents with children ages 0-5. The training sessions draw from real-life experiences, incorporate data about local schools and communities, and focus on helping Latino parents understand their important role in the development of and long-term impact on their children’s educational outcomes
Make Parenting a Pleasure (Haga de la Paternidad un Placer)
Make Parenting a Pleasure is a culturally adapted Spanish Language program from “Parenting Now!”, a program for parents of children ages 0-3, which helps the parents by increasing their knowledge of early childhood development, providing them with a support and networking group of other parents and inform them of community resources.
Ready! for Kindergarten (¡Listo! para Kindergarten)
Ready! for Kindergarten educates parents about their important role in raising readers, supports schools in assuring that students read on grade level by the end of 3rd grade and facilitates community involvement in helping young readers be successful.