NYU Langone Health faculty developed ParentCorps to target entrenched health and education inequities for children living in historically disinvested neighborhoods. The first program was piloted in Harlem, New York.
The first randomized controlled trials began to test ParentCorps’ impact in pre-K programs in elementary schools in Brooklyn, New York. Read more on ParentCorps’ sustained impacts on children's academic achievement, mental health and physical health here.
ParentCorps was adapted to further integrate within school districts and Head Starts, including flexible options for teachers to incorporate social-emotional learning in the classroom.
ParentCorps adopted new strategies to support school-based mental health professionals, teachers and parent support staff to lead in facilitation, helping embed the model in school settings.
ParentCorps expanded to Corpus Christi, Texas and Detroit, Michigan as pilots designed to test the model’s adaptability in diverse settings beyond NYC.
ParentCorps partnered with the nation's largest school district, the NYC Department of Education, to scale and continue testing ParentCorps as part of Pre-K for All.
ParentCorps began a randomized controlled trial led by the University of Texas at Austin to evaluate model impact across urban elementary schools serving primarily Latinx families living in high poverty.
As a response to the pandemic, ParentCorps began offering open-source social-emotional learning tools in English, Spanish and Chinese to support educators, families and children in skill-building at home. Download free tools here.
ParentCorps launched new virtual learning series to support educators with topics including adult social-emotional learning and culturally responsive education.