Peoria County Bright Futures

Our Parents...a child's first and most important teacher
You are so very important to the Bright Futures program and your child’s school success! ‘Family’ is the most important factor any child can have. We embrace the diversity, and uniqueness each family brings to the classroom. Sharing your time, talents and cultural traditions is welcome at any time throughout the year. You are encouraged to become a vital and active partner in your child’s education.


  • Volunteer at least 20 hours to the classroom.  Volunteer Opportunities
  • Participate in Parent/Teacher conferences
  • Plan to attend all Family Fun events
  • Enjoy Parent workshops offering many topics of interest
  • Attend Special Evening Events
  • Be part of Classroom Fieldtrips
  • Offer your time to the Classroom Collaborators Parents Committee 

Bright Futures will always:

  • Respect and regard parent opinions and exchange of ideas
  • Ask about your child’s interest, likes and dislikes
  • Share your child’s school learning progress formally and informally
  • Remain in open communication to develop a positive relationship
  • Keep your information confidential at all times
  • Support your efforts as a parent
  • Offer family resources and agency referrals, if needed
  • Keep you informed regarding the Bright Futures progam


Discipline Household Budgeting Child Development Stress Management
Parent / Child Activities Abuse and Neglect Brain Develpment Drugs and Alcohol
Have a Home Visit Parents as Teachers Relationships Prenatal Development
NAEYC Accreditation Labor and Delivery Self Care Health and Safety