ERIC Number: ED358961
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Illinois Model Early Childhood Parental Training Program. FY 91 Summary Report.
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Dept. of Planning, Research and Evaluation.
The Illinois Model Early Childhood Parental Training Program was implemented to help parents develop skills needed to foster their children's health and enhance their children's readiness for school. This report presents a summary and analysis of the annual evaluation data obtained from school districts participating in the program for the 1990-91 school year, the first full year of implementation. The report contains the following sections: Highlights; Introduction; Data Limitations; Program Description; Parent Characteristics; Evaluation; and Conclusions. A total of 10,819 workshops were conducted in 7 basic areas of parenting, and about 60 special events and family activities were organized throughout the year. The report concludes that most parents reacted very favorably and enthusiastically to the program. Appendices include program goals and Public Act 85-1046 (the legislation mandating this type of program); a list of special events conducted by the program throughout the year; lists of advisory board members and collaborating agencies and programs; the parent training program evaluation form; and parent comments. Eleven data tables are also included. (MM)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Dept. of Planning, Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois