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Supporting Access to High-Quality Preschools

b3 logoThe Partnership works closely with local preschool centers to enhance program quality, and provides families with scholarships to enroll their children in those programs that meet the highest quality standards.

Programs that achieve a good score on two assessments -- Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale (ECERS) and Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) -- become eligible to accept students with scholarships, whether or not they are part of the Partnership’s program quality improvement efforts.

Last year, the Partnership funded scholarships for 23 children to enroll in one of eight centers. For 2018-19, seven more centers have become eligible to accept our scholarships, and the number of scholarships more than doubled. This year, 54 children will receive scholarships to high-quality preschools.

Scholarship recipients may choose from any of the following preschools, who have all demonstrated their exemplary commitment to quality: