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    - Join the Shenandoah Valley Smart Beginnings as we READ FOR THE RECORD on Thursday October 19, 2017.   Read for the Record® the world’s largest shared reading experience — bringing together over 2 million people each year in classrooms, libraries, community centers, and homes across the US. This annual campaign was launched over a decade ago […]

    Have you heard about Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley’s new grant?

    - Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley received a grant from VECF to enhance and expand our existing partnerships through an innovative partnership initiative. The Two-Gen Success Program (2GSP), a two-generational approach at Harrisonburg High School, will bring together a wide variety of community partners to wrap-around resources and support to the teen parents enrolled at the high […]

    Exciting News from Blue Ridge Community College

    - We are excited to announce NEW professional development courses in Early Childhood Development coming this Fall! The first 2 courses we are offering are Introduction to Early Childhood Education and Guiding the Behavior of Children. See full class details and how to register below. There are 2 amazing scholarship opportunities, that can completely offset the […]


    -   June 12, 2017   Friends – We are excited to kick off the second year of Project Pathfinders scholarships for Virginia’s early educators! In our first year, Project Pathfinders provided access to over 660 community college courses for early childhood professionals. Thanks to many of you who helped us successfully launch Pathfinders by promoting […]

    Is your Early Childhood Program celebrating the Week of the Young Child?

    -   Share with us how you are celebrating the Week of the Young Child April 24-28th.  Complete the enrollment form below and you will be highlighted on social media during the week.  Submit your information before Thursday April 20th and win a free registration to our Early Childhood Summit on Tuesday April 25th. Looking for […]