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Project Ready for School

Project Ready for School is a Community Initiative working to prepare every child to enter school with the tools to be successful.

Research has shown that to be their most prepared for school, children need:

Access to books in the home

 

 

Early intervention services for developmental delays

Adults reading to them

 

 

High quality early childhood education

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25% of area children enter kindergarten already behind in learning skills

Project Ready for School helps local children get prepared in 3 ways:

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

A free book program that promotes literacy skills by mailing a book every month to children from birth to age five.

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Learning Checkups

A free developmental screening for children under five to identify any potential developmental delays and receive timely interventions.

Complete an Online Checkup

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Early Childhood Institute

An initiative that partners with childcare centers to build strong, effective programs and maintain standards for excellence through training sessions, assessments of program quality and resources.

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GIVE A JUMPSTART ON LITERACY

$12 for Tennesseeans and $24 for Georgians will give a book to a child every month for an entire year through Imagination Library

HAVE A QUESTION?

Call us at 423-752-0302 or email us at learningcheckup@uwchatt.org