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HIPPY USA Applauds Congress for Approved Federal Spending Bill

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (March 30, 2018) – Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), an evidence-based program that works with families in the home to support parents in their critical role as their child’s first and most important teacher, applauded Congre...




HIPPY USA will host an additional 2018 Preservice Training

November 4 through 9 in Little Rock, AR
Marriott Downtown Little Rock

More details to come! Questions? Please call 501.537.7726 or email

Designed for HIPPY staff to gain more knowledge about the HIPPY model, curriculum and the essence of HIPPY, this is a required training for new coordinators, assistant coordinators and supervisors looking to fulfill Accreditation Standard 7.


Board of Trustees

Robin Frank, Chair
Advocate and Volunteer
Chicago, IL

Laura Peracchio, Ph.D., Co-Vice Chair
Advocate and Volunteer
Chicago, IL

Verelyn Gibbs Watson, Co-Vice Chair
Watson Works, LLC
Washington, DC

Victoria Kern, Secretary
San Diego State University Research Foundation
Poway, CA

Susan Storer, Treasurer
Macy's, Inc.
Cincinnati, OH

Susan Nasca, Member at Large
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
San Francisco, CA

Cheryl Austein Casnoff
NORC at the University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Maria Ferguson
Center on Education Policy
Washington, DC

John D. Gonzalez
Founder, JDG Associates (Retired)
San Antonio, TX

Andre L. Goode
YMCA of San Francisco
Moraga, CA

Jeffrey Keilson
Advocates, Inc.
Framingham, MA

Dora Lipper
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Bellevue, WA

Joe Ross
San Mateo Board of Education
Menlo Park, CA

Francesca Scheiber
Ph.D. Candidate at University of Iowa
Cincinnati, OH

Anita Stoller
Apple, Inc.
Wheaton, IL


Leroy Butler, HIPPY Alumni
Sarasota County Openly Plans for Excellence (SCOPE) 
Sarasota, FL

Linda Frank, Strategic Outreach Advisor
San Francisco, CA

Carla Mowell, Field Representative
Texas HIPPY Center, UNT
Denton, TX

Marjorie Margolies, Immediate Past Chair
Mayer Brown LLP
Chicago, IL

Sue Plastrik
National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW)
New York, NY

Miriam Westheimer, Ed.D.
Director, HIPPY International
Bronx, NY

Hillary Rodham Clinton

New York, NY

Senator Nan Rich
Weston, FL

Dr. Ruth Westheimer
Brooklyn, NY