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HIPPY in Colorado

HIPPY in Colorado

During the month of April, Parent Possible-Sate Office for HIPPY in Colorado, hosted their annual Home Visiting Conference – Together We Move Mountains! Fatema Zamani from Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning -HIPPY was recognized with the HIPPY Home of the...
HIPPY in Arkansas

HIPPY in Arkansas

  In the month of February, five new Home Visitors completed a two day New Home-Based Educator Training at the state office. Two of the newly trained staff will be participating in the state of Arkansas pilot, HIPPY for caregivers. HIPPY for caregivers provides...
HIPPY in Alabama

HIPPY in Alabama

HIPPY has certainly helped a lot of families in Clarke County Alabama.  It is amazing how the program helps caregivers understand the important role they play in their children’s learning.  The love of learning truly begins in the home with the parent working with the...
The Importance of Role Play

The Importance of Role Play

“Play is the work of childhood.” – Fred Rogers As adults, it can be challenging for us to understand just how much learning happens when children play. Crawling around and barking like a dog while we’re trying to cook in the kitchen can seem like a...
Why Home Visits are so Important

Why Home Visits are so Important

Imagine you are pregnant with your first child and do not know where to go for affordable prenatal care. Or you are new to the United States with several young children to care for, and none of you speak English. Or you work two jobs to stay afloat barely, and when...
Best Practices for Involving Your Parents This Fall

Best Practices for Involving Your Parents This Fall

The school year is well underway, and you are settling into your new rhythm. You have had several weeks to get to know your students, assess which ones will need extra support, and begin to form relationships with your parents. The tone you set and the connections you...