Chad Welch joined the Partnership for Children and Families in the Fall of 2018. He handles all of the family enrichment activities such as Parent Cafes, Block Parties, Raising a Thinking Child, and more. He also manages the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program for Door County. Periodically, Chad shares valuable information, tips and activities for families.

Guess What…. You’re the Teacher! (7/30/2020) - July 30, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Over the last three months of school, I quite unexpectedly found myself educating my eighth grade daughter at home. Whether due to COVID-19 or some other unforeseen event, families may... Continue Reading →
summer-fun-activities4-post-head Summer Fun Activities #4 (7/27/2020) - July 27, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Games and Activities #4 Some of the best parenting advice I ever received was: “When it rains, play in the rain.” There are ways of making the best out of... Continue Reading →
what-if-post-header What If… (7/20/2020) - July 20, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education What if the Kids are Not Back at School in the Fall? Here’s a question that may help focus you: Next year, in 5 years, in 10 years, in 20 years,... Continue Reading →
Virtual-Experience-Museum-post400x400 Virtual Experience 24/7: MUSEUM (7/16/2020) - July 16, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education No need to sit around locked in the house. “Travel the world” to these cool places for something new this summer. The best part is you stay safe and healthy... Continue Reading →
Summer-Fun-Activities3-post400x400 Summer Fun Activities #3 (7/13/2020) - July 13, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Some of the best parenting advice I ever received was: “When it rains, play in the rain.” There are ways of making the best out of any situation, this one... Continue Reading →
Virtual-Experience-Zoo-post400x400 Virtual Experience 24/7 : ZOO (7/9/2020) - July 08, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education No need to sit around locked in the house. “Travel the world” to these cool places for something new this summer. The best part is you stay safe and healthy... Continue Reading →
23 Fun “Fixing” Activities (7/8/2020) - July 07, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education It’s hard to come up with creative ideas when there’s an overlay of fear and anxiety. The economy isn’t where any would like it and many of us are facing personal... Continue Reading →
summer-slide-post-header Preventing Summer Slide (7/1/2020) - “Summer slide” is the tendency for students to lose some of what they learned during the previous school year. … Educational, fun enrichment activities throughout the summer are very important so when they go back to school in the fall... Continue Reading →
Summer-Fun-Activities#2-post Summer Fun Activities #2 (6/30/2020) - July 06, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Some of the best parenting advice I ever received was: “When it rains, play in the rain.” There are ways of making the best out of any situation, this one... Continue Reading →
Summer-Fun-Activities1-post400x400 Summer Fun Activities #1 (6/26/2020) - July 01, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Some of the best parenting advice I ever received was: “When it rains, play in the rain.” There are ways of making the best out of any situation, this one... Continue Reading →