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    Over 800 young children were read to for READ FOR THE RECORD!

    - Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley participated in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®.  Jumpstart is a national early education organization that is leveling the playing field so that all children are ready for kindergarten. We recruit volunteers and partner with preschools in under-resourced communities to help children develop the language and literacy skills they need to set them on […]

    Join Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley for Breakfast

    -       Did you know that when we invest in our children, our workforce gets stronger?    When children start school ready to learn, we are actually preparing our next employees, our future community members, and  productive citizens.     Join us for breakfast to celebrate the work being done throughout the Valley to make […]

    Another great training opportunity

    - Earn 1.5 hours of training!    Valley Chapter Fall 2016 Diversity Make and Take Workshop and Meeting   Join the Valley VAECE chapter on October 24th, 2016 for a dinner and a special “Make and Take” event led by JMU Young Children’s Program Teachers Carrie Farley and Donna Young. (flyer attached)   When: Monday, October 24, […]

    UP-COMING VALLEY TRAINING Sponsored by Virginia Quality

    - You and Your Staff are Invited to the Workshop Understanding Your Child’s Sensory Signal’s This workshop will cover the use of “Understanding Your Child’s Sensory Signals” in the classroom to help teachers understand: why a child does a particular behavior what part of the nervous system is involved in needing to do a particular behavior […]

    Interested in reading to an Early Childhood Classroom?

    -   Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley wants you to help the Valley READ FOR THE RECORD on Thursday October 27th at 10am by signing up as a reader in one of the 84 Early Childhood Classrooms that are participating that day.  Join us so that we can find out together exactly why THE BEAR ATE YOUR […]