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AMHA earns national recognition, hosts Touch-a-Truck event for area families

Posted by Administrator on July 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Thursday, July 21 will be a big day for early childhood in Summit County, as Parents as Teachers™ (PAT) President and CEO Scott Hippert will visit Akron to see first-hand how the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) has successfully implemented its parent education program and how community collaboration has helped them successfully support hundreds of families.

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AMHA ECI recognized by Parents as Teachers

Posted by Administrator on February 28, 2013 at 2:55 PM

It their winter publication, the international organization, Parents as Teachers (PAT), recognized AMHA's Early Childhood Initiative for its innovative use of the evidence-base PAT home visiting curriculum.  ECI offers PAT to AMHA families with children under three years old.  Read More

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Akron Beacon Journal highlights the AMHA Early Childhood Initiative

Posted by Administrator on January 29, 2013 at 3:05 PM

In Laura Ofobike's editorial, "Put the Money on Early Education: The AMHA and its partners get the point," AMHA is praised for its efforts in early learning. "Collaborations among [AMHA], a variety of county agencies and schools are helping put a floor of opportunity underneath children who otherwise lack those advantages."  Read More

AMHA ECI recognized for best practices in education

Posted by Administrator on November 30, 2012 at 1:50 PM

A recent publication by the Council of Large Public housing Authorities highlighted AMHA's Early Childhood Initiative for its efforts.  "The best place to start is at the beginning and [AMHA] is doing just that."

Read the full article, beginning on page 4, here: Bringing Education Home: Housing Authorities and Learning Initiatives

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