QUALITY ENDORSEMENT AND IMPROVEMENT
Parents as Teachers affiliates are required to maintain their certification and adhere to 17 Essential Requirements of the model in order to ensure the high quality of the services they provide to children and families. Additionally, affiliates take part in the Quality Endorsement and Improvement process once every five years as part of their continuous quality improvement efforts.
To earn the Quality Endorsement, affiliates must complete a comprehensive self-study and review process that demonstrates they are meeting or exceeding the Parents as Teachers Essential Requirements, along with at least 75 of the 100 Quality Standards.
Programs that earn the Quality Endorsement are recognized by the national Parents as Teachers office as exemplary Blue Ribbon Affiliates, delivering high-quality services to children and families.
Find a current list of Blue Ribbon Affiliates here.