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,


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ECPTA Pumpkin Pad Day - Friday, October 15th at 10 AM 


We will be meeting at The Pumpkin Pad on Friday, Oct 15 at 10 AM. Located at 35100 E Outerbelt Rd, Lone Jack, MO 64070.  Cost is $9 per person.  Kids one and under are FREE!  All Blue Springs Early Childhood PTA members will receive a $2 discount!!! This discount only applies until 10:15 AM on Friday.  If you don't think you can make it by 10:15 and still would like to join us please pay HERE, by noon on Thursday.  You do not need to pre purchase unless you think you might arrive late.  Not a member yet?  No problem, you can join by clicking HERE, then scroll down.  If you are unsure if you are a member or not please email us at  


All students will receive a small pumpkin with paid admission.  Picnic facilities and restrooms are available.  Sack lunches are welcome.  Concession stand will also be open to those that want to purchase additional drinks, treats, and snacks.  


***Mask are not required anywhere on the farm except while visiting the Farm Store.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and children 5 and under are exempt.


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.


Parents as Teachers 2020-2021 Newsletters

Click here to view the Fall 2020 PAT Newsletter


Parents as Teachers Resources