We support Early Care and Education programs because children who attend a high quality preschool program are better prepared to succeed in school, college, career, and life.
We fund programs that provide training and education to the Early Childhood Education (ECE) workforce, helping them to build the quality of their care. We are currently working with over 100 providers in Sonoma County with our Quality Counts program, the local Quality Improvement Rating System (QIRS)
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More accessible preschoolWe created a Preschool Facilities Fund to renovate preschools and expand programs across the county. The Fund has ensured that 588 subsidized preschool slots not otherwise available are now available to families.
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Early education SystemsWe support kindergarten readiness assessments in 35 schools to identify factors effecting school readiness and areas of investment for Sonoma County's youngest children.
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