USD 383 schools will continue with the scheduled pick up for devices (AMS, EMS, MHSE & MHSW) on March 30 and 31 and student belongings and packets (elementary schools) on March 31 and April 1. Please abide by all safety requirements.


Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a research based, award-winning early childhood program that provides FREE home based services to pregnant women and children who reside within the USD 383 boundaries.

The PAT program is designed to:

  • Help parents feel more confident in their parenting role
  • Enhance child development and school achievement
  • Help children reach their maximum learning potential

Families enrolled in PAT receive:

  • Information and guidance before birth to help prepare for becoming a parent
  • Bi-weekly or monthly visits with a Family Education Partner
  • Activities designed to assist them with meeting the growth and development needs of their child
  • Developmental screenings to assess their child's overall development
  • Assistance with setting and reaching goals for their child and family
  • Opportunities to participate in family activities and socialization experiences

Call 785-587-2058 to sign up for Parents as Teachers.