Starting children on a solid foundation for learning has tremendous benefits. Children participating in quality early education programs have a broader vocabulary, do better in math and reading, and have more academic success throughout their schooling.
Dr. Judith Levin - University of Central Florida
|Mrs. Joanne Rogers|
Caring and Consistent Adults
Children that have a caring and consistent adult in their lives have a better chance of succeeding and growing into productive, confident adults. A caring adult can be anyone that shows support in one way or another to children and youth.
Harris Rosen - Tangelo Park
|Hope Community Center - Apopka|
Goodwill - GoodGuides
More and Better Learning
Not every child or student fits into mainstream educational programs and schools. Sometimes it is difficult to succeed if you have outside factors standing in the way. There are a variety of alternative learning programs and options designed to meet the needs of diverse students and youth.
|Daytona Beach Symphony Society - YES Program||The Dance Happy Project|
Children with special needs deserve quality time and attention, respect and supportive services to meet their unique needs. Florida has a variety of programs and opportunities to help each child be the best he or she can be.
Freedom Ride Orlando
|Wubees - University of Central Florida|
Preparing today’s students for careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) is more important now than ever before. With the shift to a technology-driven society, students and children will need to learn and apply new skills to succeed in school, college, and as they enter the workforce.
|Tech Sassy Girlz||Steinway Society|
Dropout Prevention and Re-engagement
Local and national organizations are working diligently to reduce the dropout rate, increase the graduation rate, and expand learning opportunities for youth. Learn about a variety of programs and resources that are enhancing educational outcomes and opportunities for children and families in Florida.
|Second Harvest Food Bank|
Jones High School - Orange County Public Schools
Career Readiness and College Completion
Florida’s new educational standards help students build the skills and knowledge they will need to be prepared for college-level coursework and the demands of the 21st century workplace. These standards help provide a solid foundation for students to succeed in the future.
|Grad Nation - United Way||Shaq|