Even if your child can do numerous items a kindergarten readiness checklist, you might still encounter stress navigating the transition. Here are some tips that might help you and your child with kindergarten readiness.
“Kindergarten readiness” is a phrase we all hear, but what does being ready for kindergarten actually mean? Preparing to enter kindergarten means a lot more than having a brand-new backpack, matching lunch box, pencils, and crayons.
By sharing results that highlight progress United Way of Southwest Virginia is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation, earning the highest level of recognition from GuideStar and a 4-Star Ranking from Charity Navigator.
Wize Solutions, an IT services provider that creates sustainable employment opportunities in rural Virginia communities, and United Way of Southwest Virginia have partnered to provide food for children in Washington County as part of United Way’s Backpacks Unite program.
After a competitive application process, Mary Anne Holbrook was selected by the Appalachian Regional Commission to participate in the inaugural class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute. Holbrook serves as the Director of Community Relations for United Way of Southwest Virginia.
Sometimes, all it takes to align career-learning opportunities is a simple conversation between people who care about the community and are willing to work together – proven by a new partnership between a Bristol-based manufacturer and a local high school.
Tasty Tuesday’s spotlight professional, lead teacher and assistant director Amanda Sowder, works at Milestones Childcare Center, which is the only licensed childcare center within the town limits of Floyd, VA.