Parents As Teachers at Liggett Trail Education Center

Photograph of LTEC building.

3575 SW Liggett Road Blue Springs, MO 64015


Parent Educators:

Kristi Bates,

Jennifer Robinson,

Gina Linhardt,

Hannah Walsh,


Screening Information

Do you have a 3-5 year old (pre-kindergarten) child?  Do you reside in the Blue Springs School District?  

Referral Screenings:

Referral screenings are for children ages 3-5 whose parents have developmental concerns.  These screenings are held throughout the school year.  

Developmental Screenings:

Developmental screenings are for children ages 3 and 4 for parents to receive an overview of their child's development.  These screenings  are held in October and March. 

Appointments are required for all screenings, call 816-874-3680 and ask to speak with a Parent Educator.


Parents As Teachers

 Welcome Back PAT Families

Thank you for your interest in the Parents As Teachers program provided through the Blue Springs School District.  Parents As Teachers is a voluntary program for families based on the belief that parents are the child’s first and most influential teachers.  It is our goal to assist you in giving your child the best possible start in life.

All families are eligible to receive the following services:

  • Free annual screening

    Children 4 months to 35 months are screened in the home by the parent educator, and 3-4 year olds (not going to kindergarten in the fall) are offered a screening in October or February.

  • Group Connections

    Admission to all of our monthly gatherings for children birth-prekindergarten.  Invitations sent via email and website.

  • Success By 6 Resource Center

    Free use of our lending library and playroom funded by United Way.  SB6 is open Tuesdays 9:30-3:30 when school is in session.

  • Parent Connect Newsletter

Access to our online newsletter published three times a year.