Updated 44 days ago
- Age: 44 years
- ID: 14019616/131
242 West 30th Street Suite 1100 New York, NY 10001
We work with families, caregivers, and communities to support not only early literacy and school readiness, but early opportunities...
In the early 1960s, Dr. Phyllis Levenstein (August 23, 1916 - May 28, 2005), an educational psychologist studying at Columbia University, was asked to develop a program for families that would increase the number of high school graduates. After extensive research, she concluded that the most effective intervention would be to reach out to children before they even entered school. In fact, she determined that dropout prevention must begin with parents and in the home environment. Armed with this information, Dr. Levenstein developed the model for ParentChild+ (originally called The Mother-Child Home Program)...
We intervene. We interject. We object to the secondary life path that these children are on. We see a different path. We help families find the path, set off upon it and succeed together.