We work to ensure all children, cradle to career, have access to quality education in the communities we serve.
SPARK New York
SPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids (TM) is a national model focusing on kindergarten readiness through home visiting. SPARK ensures children are ready for schools and schools are ready for families.
JumpStart Learning Hub
A year-round learning support hub for children to achieve success through academic supports, academic enrichments, social-emotional learning, mindfulness, and healthy physical activity. The program is provided virtually, in person during after school and part of our summer learning program.
Music & Art Speaks
An evidence-based art and music therapy program for school-aged children to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs.
We work directly with teachers, school district,s and early childhood centers on key issues impacting quality education. Focus topics include family and community engagement, anti-bias classrooms, out of school learning, building equitable schools and special education advocacy.
Parent Advocacy in Special Education
We provide advocacy for parents of children with disabilities. Serving as a parent and child advocate, we work directly with school districts to ensure children have access to quality education. We also provide a quarterly special education parent advocate training for parents to enhance their leadership and awareness of policies impacting special education.