ERIC Number: ED358962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Illinois Model Early Childhood Parental Training Program. FY 92 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 1991-92 school year, the second full year of implementation. The report contains the following sections: Highlights; Introduction; Data Limitations; Program Description; Parent Characteristics; Evaluation; and Conclusions. A total of 6,812 workshops were conducted in 7 basic areas of parenting, and about 80 special events and family activities were organized throughout the year. The report concludes that the program made progress toward accomplishing its goals and that parents responded enthusiastically. Data are displayed in 11 tables. Appendices include program goals and Public Act 85-1046 (the legislation mandating this type of program); lists of advisory board members and collaborating agencies and programs; the parent training program evaluation form; and parent comments. (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