Parents As Teachers (PAT)

Joan Katz, Coordinator
MyAnh Diep, Program Specialist

520-545-3669 Fax

5702 S. Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85706
United States
32° 8' 31.4592" N, 110° 58' 54.7428" W

Parents As TeachersSunnyside Unified School District's Parents as Teachers serves more than four hundred families within the school district. Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program serves, families beginning prenatally until their child enters Kindergarten, with the emphasis that "parents are the first and most important teacher."

Our Goal
To promote success in school and in life.

Our Vision
All children will learn, grow, and develop to realize their full potential.

Our Mission
To provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.

Learn more about Parents As Teacher through this Video.

Model Components

  • Personal Visits
  • Screenings (hearing screening)
  • Resource and Referral Network
  • Group Connections

Incentives of Program

Parent As Teachers Monthly Newsletter

English Version (PDF):

Spanish Version (PDF):

Sunnyside Teens Newsletter

Thank you to our families and donors.

Parents as Teachers Affiliate


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...starts working towards graduation before kindergarten. Award winning Ocotillo Early Learning Center. nationally recognized as being an innovator with technology, and inspired the U.S. Secretary of Education to come see why.