Precious Minds New Connections

Precious Minds New Connections (PMNC), an initiative funded by the Kronkosky Charitable Foundation, is a parenting education program designed to help parents and other caregivers of young children become knowledgeable about the critical development of their children.

Topics presented include: Understanding Why Parents Spank Their Children; Spoiling Your Children; Understanding Discipline, Ages and Stages: Having Appropriate Expectations - Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers & School Age Children; Children’s Brain Development; Meeting Our Needs and the Needs of Our Children; Helping Children Handle Their Feelings.

What does PMNC provide?

  • Parenting enrichment classes that run for eight weeks meeting once a week for 2 hours
  • Classes are available in English or Spanish
  • Classes are offered mornings, afternoons, and evenings at several locations.
  • Classes are available from August to May
  • Childcare provided during classes
  • Free meal provided for adults and children
  • Certificate of completion with 75% attendance (at least 6 out of 8 classes)
  • Graduates receive a one day family admission to the San Antonio Zoo.

Please click here for schedule of classes.

Who is eligible to participate in PMNC?

This program is for parents, expectant parents, foster parents, grandparents, and other caregivers of children under 4 years old.


2315 Hackamore Lane
San Antonio, TX 78227
Phone: (210) 397-7960
Fax: (210) 645-3914

Coordinator: Brenda Faz-Villarreal

Program Secretary: Mona Sanchez

Parent Education Liaison: Adriana Sanchez

Parent Educators: Gabriel Tovar and Militza McDermott