PCHP in the News

  • Rockland 21C East Ramapo Parent-Child Home Program Graduation Story

      The Rockland 21C East Ramapo Parent-Child Home Program site (PCHP), held a wonderful graduation and end of year ceremony on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, celebrating another successful Program year. As families arrived for the celebration, they were greeted by music and a room decorated in festive blue and white tablecloths and balloons. Craft paper…Read More

  • PCHP’s Stoughton, MA Site Hosts a Literacy Night!

    Mindful that “children are made readers on the laps of their parents” Stoughton Parent-Child Home Program recently hosted a family literacy night. Parents and pajama-clad children cuddled on blankets while authors Carolyn-Curtis-Mahoney (author of I Took the Moon for a Walk) and Sarah Marwil Lamstein (author of Big Night for Salamanders) read their books, drawing…Read More

  • PCHP’s Westchester, NY Site loves Brown Bear, Brown Bear!

    In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, PCHP sites are sharing why they love this classic children’s book!     Reading Together Brown Bear, Brown Bear is a classic and timeless children’s story. This fun, light-hearted, and interactive book helps children develop language, learn colors and animal names, and hone the…Read More

  • Read Across America 2017

    In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2, Parent-Child Home Program sites across the country took part in Read Across America, a national celebration of reading. Reading some great Dr. Seuss books, being Dr. Seuss characters, and doing Dr. Seuss themed art projects, PCHP families had lots of fun celebrating reading and one of…Read More

  • From Being a PCHP Home Visitor to Writing Books Used on PCHP Home Visits, Meet Children’s Author Carolyn Curtis-Mahoney

    I Took the Moon for a Walk is a wonderful children’s book published by Barefoot Books and read by Parent-Child Home Program families and many other families nationwide. We were thrilled to discover that the author is not only a strong PCHP supporter, but also an Early Learning Specialist herself. We had a chance to…Read More

  • Eric Carle

    The United Way of Central Jersey’s PCHP site had a great Eric Carle-themed summer day last month!                                          United Way of Central Jersey PCHP celebrated Eric Carle’s birthday with a picnic in the park on June…Read More

  • PCHP Early Learning Specialist Becomes A Published Author

    PCHP is very proud that of one of our Cambridge, MA PCHP Early Learning Specialists is now a published children’s author! Being a PCHP Early Learning Specialist has enriched Ellen Mayer’s writing. Her books, published by Star Bright Books, are PCHP recommended and great children’s books for 0 – 3 year olds. Please read below for…Read More

  • PCHP Site Coordinator Betsy Marlow Retires

    Betsy Marlow In 2003, Betsy Marlow knew that Georgetown County, South Carolina was struggling with its education outcomes.  So she and her sister, Jo, set a goal of improving school readiness in the community to ensure that more children would graduate from high school.  After coming across an article about PCHP in Parade magazine, they…Read More

  • Guest Blogger – PCHP Home Visitor Vera Roffey

    Anecdote of a Home Visit – Learning, Sharing, and a Story As told by Vera Roffey at the 2015 Parent-Child Home Program Conference.   During a home visit, the 10 year-old sister of the PCHP child I was visiting said, “I am embarrassed to have my birthday party at my house.” The children and a…Read More

  • Guest Blogger – PCHP Parent & Home Visitor Lisa Torrey

    Lisa Torrey, a PCHP Parent turned Home Visitor writes about the critical impact of Pittsfield’s PCHP site. I am writing to advocate for a program we are fortunate to have in Pittsfield Public Schools.  The Parent Child Home Program is an educational program for children ages 2 and 3 and their parents/ caregivers.  The program is…Read More