LSR7 Parents as Teachers

March 2023

LSR7 Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers is a FREE and VOLUNTARY program offered to anyone living in the Lee's Summit R7 school district with a child aged pre-natal to pre-kindergarten. We offer home visits, developmental screenings, resource connections, and group connections. Enroll today using our website link below!
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We want your feedback!

If you have not already done so, please take a few minutes to fill out our parent satisfaction survey. Entries are due by March 17th. Thank you for your feedback!

National Children's Nutrition Month

Did you know March is National Children's Nutrition Month? My Plate is a free resource sponsored by the USDA Department of Agriculture with so many amazing resources. Check out this resource called "My Plate Plan" to get an idea of target food groups for your age, height, and weight. This resource is also available in Spanish. Check it out here:

Need or want more information on picky eating, when to start solids, or food sensitivities? Talk to your parent educator! We have several resources we can share on these topics and more!

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Sensory Sensitive Storytime at MCPL

Did you know MCPL's East Branch (2240 SE Blue Parkway) offers a sensory sensitive story time? Check out the link below and register for a time today!

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3-5 Developmental Screenings at GBEEC

ANY child living in LSR7 district boundaries between the ages of 3-5 can receive a FREE developmental screening, including a FREE vision screening, FREE speech screening, and FREE hearing test. Sign-up today:

From our library

Conscious Discipline: Conscious Adults

Wednesday, March 1st, 6-7:30pm

905 Bluestem

Lee's Summit, MO

We hope you will join parent educators of the LSR-7 Parents as Teachers Program as we

explore the Seven Powers for Conscious Adults. Conscious Discipline aims to engage

parents and caregivers in building healthy, brain-smart environments that help children learn and grow.

Around LSR7

Kindergarten Kickoff

Thursday, March 9th, 4:30-6:30pm

All LSR7 Elementary Schools

Lee's Summit R-7 Schools has provided families with an all-day kindergarten program since 2009. Our annual Kindergarten Kickoff events occur annually each March and provide incoming families with an opportunity to receive information about their school program. The open house style events help incoming parents meet school staff, learn about summer school programming and register early for the upcoming school year.

Parents and students attend this open house event. They will have the opportunity to meet school staff, learn about the Summer Learning Institute and register early.

In the Community

Emerald Isle Parade

Saturday, March 11th, 12pm

13 Southeast 3rd Street

Lee's Summit, MO

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with our annual Emerald Isle Parade presented by ReeceNichols Lee’s Summit and sponsored by Dog Training Elite, Aristocrat Motors, Royal Roll Offs, and Freestyle Graphics. Featuring floats, Irish dancers, bagpipers, and more! Start your morning with the Gold Coin Hunt at 11:30 a.m. for the little lads and lasses before the parade kicks off at Noon. Stick around after the parade for a pub crawl, organized by Downtown bars and restaurants.

MCPL Early Literacy Fair

Thursday, March 23rd, 10am-12pm

1000 Northeast Colbern Road

Lee's Summit, MO

Parents and caregivers, along with their children ages birth through 6, are invited to an open house-style event to explore many of the Library’s early literacy resources. A variety of fun activities will be provided as we play and learn together!

Registration is required: