Parent Education & Support

Parents as Teachers in Delaware County

Parents are the first and most influential teachers in children’s lives. Greater parent involvement is key in a child’s development of learning skills, including reading and writing.

Parents as Teachers in Manchester, Iowa want to help you and your child thrive together. Independent research reveals families who participate in the Parents as Teachers (PAT) program have children entering kindergarten that are more advanced in social development, problem solving and language skills. Our trained professionals will make regular personal home visits during your child’s early years, from prenatal through kindergarten.

Our Parent Educators

Our Parents as Teachers educators, Kristi Hoefer, Keri Tauke and Alexis Mescher, are well-trained and very professional. They are excited about connecting with you and your children and learning about your family to help in your child’s overall wellness and development.

Parking & Entrance

  • Parking Lot 1, Entrance H
  • East Office Building


Regional Medical Center
East Office Building
613 W Main St
PO Box 359
Manchester, IA 52057


Pictured: Alexis Mescher, Keri Tauke, Kristi Hoefer

Services Offered

What is PAT?

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