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Friday, January 15 • 10:50am - 11:50am
Waterford: UPSTART- Innovative Model for PreK - MVHS: Room# Auditorium

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Learn about a home-based, technology-delivered kindergarten-readiness program that can be used as a stand-alone (in rural areas where services are limited and transportation is a challenge or when families in any locale choose not to send their children to center-based preschool) or as a complement to site-based preschool (when children need additional cognitive development or non-native speaking children need additional English language practice).  UPSTART—the winner of an i3 Validation Grant—has learned how to successfully partner with and support parents to get children ready for school (99% of parents say participation was beneficial and helped prepare their child for school) and five years of learning results data including an external evaluation.


Claudia Miner

Dr. Claudia Miner has more than 25 years of experience in non-constituent-based institutional advancement, focusing on all aspects of fundraising, public relations and marketing. Prior to coming to Waterford, Claudia was Vice President for Institutional Advancement at the Desert... Read More →

  Early Childhood
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 60 minutes