A child’s readiness is determined by many critical components including good health, nurturing parenting, and positive learning environments. High quality early learning experiences in the home, childcare, and school settings allow children to thrive at a time when the brain is most formative.
Why? Because 80% of brain growth happens in the first three years!
The Palmetto Basics are five fun, simple, and powerful ways to help all our children become the happiest and most successful they can be!
Resources for "ready" families... because a parent is a child’s first and best teacher.Be a Ready Family > >
Are you an educator? Learn more about early care and education opportunities.Be a Ready Educator > >
Find out ways school readiness is becoming a priority in our community.Be a Ready Community > >
Learn more about the alliance of 35 plus agencies in the county that serve families and children prenatal to age 5.