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  • BIG Announcement!

    ParentSMART awarded PAT Blue Ribbon Affiliate status!

    We at ParentSMART are proud to announce that we completed the Parents as Teachers National Center Quality Endorsement & Improvement Process and earned the highest designation: Blue Ribbon Affiliate status. Parents as Teachers provides early childhood organizations and professionals with information and tools that are innovative, relevant, and widely applicable across settings to today's parents, families and children. Find out more about our affiliate at https://www.rock-hill.k12.sc.us/domain/1141.

    We are extremely proud to have achieved this endorsement and thankful for all of your support as we continue our work together supporting parents in their role as their child’s first teacher and empowering them to support their children to become successful in school as well as in life.



    PAT Blue Ribbon Affiliate


     * Message from Parents as Teachers National Center *

    On behalf of Parents as Teachers National Center, thank you for all your hard work, and congratulations on earning the Blue Ribbon! Parents as Teachers National Center is very pleased to award Rock Hill School District #3/ParentSmart-Partnership Parents as Teachers with a national Quality Endorsement in recognition of their excellent program operations and services to families.

    As a reminder, the Parents as Teachers Quality Endorsement and Improvement Process helps ensure that Parents as Teachers affiliates are achieving fidelity to the Parents as Teachers model and facilitates continuous quality improvement. Parents as Teachers affiliates are required to engage in the Quality Endorsement and Improvement Process in their fourth year of implementation and every five years after that. Parents as Teachers’ rigorous endorsement process demonstrates an affiliate's accountability and credibility to the community, its funders, elected officials, and the partner organizations with which they work. Programs that earn the Quality Endorsement are recognized by Parents as Teachers National Center as exemplary Blue Ribbon Affiliates, delivering high-quality services to children and families.

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  • Weather

    Inclement Weather Reminders from ParentSMART:

    If Rock Hill Schools are on a delayed opening schedule due to weather related issues, or if there is early dismissal –

    Family Literacy classes are canceled and Home Visits will be delayed or rescheduled. 

    If Rock Hill Schools are closed, ParentSMART is closed; Family Literacy classes and Home Visits are canceled.

    Parents and guardians who have children in 4K (Central or ATC), Elementary, &/or Middle and High School, will be notified via the notification system (telephone call) from the District when schools are closed or delayed due to inclement weather.

    (It is important to keep the school notified of any telephone number changes.)

    Information about school closings due to inclement weather will be announced on the Rock Hill Schools app, website, social media and through local/Charlotte, NC news media.

    Rock Hill Schools Mobile App, Website: https://www.rock-hill.k12.sc.us/weather, Facebook and Twitter

    Local News Media - CN2 and WRHI      Charlotte Television Stations - WBTV, WSOC, WCCB and WCNC

Community Partners

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    Affinity HEALTH CENTER   BabyNet   Early Learning Partnership of York County   Family Connection South Carolina  International Center of York County

    NORTH CENTRAL Family Medicine   Safe Kids York County   Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation  United Way of York County, SC   York County First Steps    York County Library

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  • ParentSMART

    ROCK HILL Schools

    Parent Education Partnership

    located in the

    Sylvia Circle Family Learning Center

    929 Sylvia Circle, Rock Hill, SC 29730-5768

    Phone:  803.981.1557 Fax:  803.981.1906

    Cindy Taubenkimel, Coordinator