Group support for parents with low literacy levels in reading to their children
Motherread/Fatherread offers adult literacy classes to parents of young children, with an emphasis on the importance of reading regularly as a family.
This map only shows programs funded by South Carolina First Steps. For more information about services available in your area, contact your local First Steps partnership.
Program participants include parents and expectant parents, English language learners, aspiring citizens, Basic Skill students, those with developmental disabilities, families at risk for domestic violence, incarcerated men and women, and childcare teachers.
Opportunities for early childhood teachers, paraprofessionals, and program directors
Pregnant moms and expectant families
Motherread/Fatherread uses a 29-lesson curriculum to teach literacy skills to adults. The program addresses a variety of teaching approaches and learning styles, combining individual assignments with small group work, lectures, and discussion.
A focus on language and literacy development
Education and support for the whole family
Community-based workshops and classes
This program is designed to teach literacy skills to adults with an emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The lessons help parents understand the importance of reading regularly to their children.