Hi‘ilei provides educational home-visits where parents meet regularly with a Parents As Teachers certified educator to learn about early childhood development and gain the skills needed to be their child’s first and best teacher.
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Nurturing relationships between parents and their children is central to providing a strong foundation for healthy growth and development of our youngest keiki. Cultivating these bonds is at the core of INPEACE’s Hi‘ilei program, which utilizes the Parents as Teachers (PAT) national model. Our Parent Educators help parents learn and develop new skills and strategies to support their child’s growth, body and mind.
Hi‘ilei provides in-home visits to families with children, prenatal to 3 years old. Weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly visits deliver high-quality, comprehensive lessons which are tailored to meet individual family needs. The goal of Hi‘ilei’s services is to empower parents to be their children’s first teachers so their keiki get the best possible start in life.
The Hi‘ilei foundational curriculum focuses on four main points of development: language, cognitive, social, and motor skills. Through Hi‘ilei’s curriculum and guidance, parents discover how they can help their keiki develop these functions early on. Because every keiki and family is different, our Parent Educators tailor each lesson plan to meet specific family needs. Curriculum topics include: healthy births, early childhood education, brain development, keiki health, and nutrition.
Hi‘ilei’s Parent Educators are PAT Certified, have early childhood education field experience and academic backgrounds, and engage in year-round professional development. Coming from the communities they serve, our Parent Educators are deeply committed to working with families and contributing to their growth as parents.
parents were provided with education and skill-building activities through over 2,125 home visits.
of parents who participated reported increased confidence in their parenting knowledge and skills.
of participating keiki have a regular medical provider, helping to prevent health issues from hindering early learning.
INPEACE is a nonprofit organization that relies heavily on grants to fund programs and services that strengthen, support, educate and empower our communities. Through donations, we are able to keep our programs free while providing an incredible asset to our community.