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"If a child doesn't know how to read, we teach"

"If a child doesn't know how to swim, we teach"

"If a child doesn't know how to multiply, we teach"

"If a child doesn't know how to drive, we teach"

"If a child doesn't know how to behave, we.......


"Why can't we finish the last sentence as

automatically as we do the others?"

(Tom Herner (NASDE President)

Counterpoint, 1998, p.2)



Teach Not Punish (TNP) Family Resource Center Inc.

Core Values

TNP members, program and service participants should utilize core values to identify the most important expectations, attitudes, or traits that will help our families and professionals be effective.

Collaboration: Work together in a continuous learning and evaluation process.

Commitment: We consider everyone and demonstrate as such in our conduct.

Accountability: We achieve results by taking responsibility for our actions and seeking feedback from others.

Belonging: We foster a sense of belonging by leading with empathy to welcome diversity and have more inclusive experiences.

Excellence: We cultivate a leader's mindset to experience success with others.

We are the champions of change with our TEAMS.



Counseling, Academic Intervention, 

Professional Development and more...

Utilities assistance, food programs, legal assistance, job placement and more...

Community events on topics such as health,  community policing, civic engagement and more...



We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

TNP relies on the contributions from supporters like you!

We appreciate your donation. 




Why does the community need Teach Not Punish?

Click Here to learn about what we believe and why the community  needs our family resource center.

What services do Teach Not Punish provide?

Through our partnership with behavioral health agencies we  are able to provide case management and counseling  services. We also provide professional development services to  teachers and behavioral health professionals that work with  our families. Click Here for more information about our services.

How do I qualify for services?

Please complete a referral form by Clicking Here. You may  also send us a message at our Facebook page or call us at 323-4TryTNP (323-487-9867).

Do the services Teach Not Punish provide cost?

Teach Not Punish partners with behavioral health agencies 

provide case management and counseling services.  We are also a non-profit organization. Therefore, our  services come at no cost to the families and we  accept donations to provide our programs to families.

How may I support your organization?

Click Here to make a contribution to support our families.  


513 E. Virgin St.

Tulsa, OK 74106

Tel: 323-4TryTNP 





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