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Teen Parent Support

Teen Parent Services meets the unique needs of students in the Appleton Area School District who are facing the challenges of pregnancy and parenting while enrolled in school by providing counseling and referral services.

The School-Age Parent Program (SAPAR) includes specialized classes, tutoring, individual counseling, support groups, and assistance with childcare and transportation arrangements on an as-needed basis.

Goals and Services

Assist teen parents in meeting high school graduation requirements.

  • Develop an Educational Service Plan for all teen parents during the pregnancy and post-partum period that facilitates services and accommodations necessary to continue their education through high school graduation

Help the teen parents cope effectively with the responsibilities and stresses of pregnancy and/or teen parenting.

  • Provide confidential individual counseling and support groups for teen parents
  • Provide assistance with referrals to community agencies
  • Provide assistance with arranging childcare and transportation, if needed. Financial assistance may also be provided on a limited basis, based upon economic need

Inform and advise teen parents of post-secondary options for job training, education, and career planning to help prepare for economic self sufficiency.

Please contact one of the individuals listed below, your school social worker or school nurse if you have any questions regarding your pregnancy while in school.

East High School
PaNhia Yang
(920) 852-5300 ext. 52122

Molly Welhouse
(920) 852-5300 ext. 52121

North High School
Deb Strick
(920) 852-5300 ext. 53129

West High School
Michelle Anderson
(920) 852-5300 ext. 55143

Appleton Central
Sarah Reis
(920) 852-5300 ext. 63022

DPI Instruction and Services for School Age Parents Booklet