Pregnancy, Education & Parenting Program
8800 McPherson Rd. (Portable 96)
The mission of the Pregnancy, Education, and Parenting (P.E.P.) Program is to enable school-age parents, through education, to become self-sufficient, responsible, job-oriented citizens. The Program’s goal is to reduce the number of students who drop out of school due to pregnancy and/or parenthood and to recover young parents who are 21 years old or younger to the educational system.
- Individual counseling, peer counseling, and self-help programs
- Career counseling and job-readiness training
- Child care for the students’ children at a child care facility in close proximity to the home or campus
- Transportation for children of students to and from the campus or child care facility
- Transportation for students, as appropriate, to and from the campus or child care facility
- Instruction related to knowledge and skills in child development, parenting and home and family living; and
- Assistance to students in the program in obtaining available services from government agencies or community service organizations, including prenatal and postnatal health and nutrition programs.
Pregnancy Related Services / Compensatory Education Home Instruction
Pregnancy Related Services (P.R.S.) are Support Services including Compensatory Education Home Instruction (C.E.H.I.) a pregnant student receives during the pregnancy prenatal and postpartum periods to help her adjust academically, mentally and physically and stay in school.
These services are delivered to the student when:
- the student is pregnant and attending classes on a district campus; the pregnancy prenatal period prevents the student from attending classes on a district campus; and
- the pregnancy postpartum period prevents the student from attending classes on a district campus
Maiva I. Garcia