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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 2018 Preservice Training

July 22 through 27 in Little Rock, AR
Marriott Downtown Little Rock

(Registration has closed. Please call 501.537.7726 or email for more information.)

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.


HIPPY programs nationwide include 129 sites in 21 states and the District of Columbia
(as of March 22, 2017)

Please note that only states with a State Director or State Contact are listed below. For a list of our other programs across the United States, click here. For more information please contact HIPPY USA at or call 501.537.7726.

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HIPPY USA State Directors

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Dianna Tullier - Manager
Lucy Cohen Program Evaluator
AL Department of Early Childhood Education
135 South Union Street, Suite 215
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 353-2707 - Dianna 
Phone: (334) 462-1469 - Lucy
Fax: (334) 353-2701
E-mail: - Dianna
E-mail: - Lucy


Tyra Greenwood - State Manager
Arkansas Children's Hospital
Arkansas HIPPY State Office
1 Children's Way, Slot 651

Little Rock, AR 72202
Phone (501) 364-3671
Fax (501) 364-2225


Heather Tritten - Executive Director
Jackie Cordova HIPPY Program Director
Parent Possible
800 Grant Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303) 860-7067 - Heather 
Phone: (303) 860-6000 - Jackie
E-mail: - Heather
E-mail: - Jackie


Dabaram Rampersad - State Co-Director
Dr. Tracy Payne - State Co-Director
Florida HIPPY T&TA Center
University of South Florida
FMHI-MHC, 2-2113 A
13301 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33612

Phone: (813) 974-2177 - Dabaram 
Phone: (813) 974-4858 - Tracy
Fax: (813) 974-6115

E-mail: - Dabaram
E-mail: - Tracy


Nicole Schopen, BS - Administrative Coordinator
Texas HIPPY Center, University of North Texas
Matthews Hall 119F
Denton, TX 76203
Phone (940) 369-8743
Blog: (updated weekly!)

HIPPY USA State Contacts

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Barbara Scherr
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-0291
Fax: (410) 333-8010


Angela Triche
Sunrise Children's Foundation
Nevada HIPPY
2755 E. Desert Inn Road
Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (702) 731-8373/(702) 648-1885

Fax: (702) 731-7372

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