Helps families prepare their young children for success in school and life. This program, reaches families in their neighborhoods and in their home languages weekly. Kids and their caregivers take part in play activities that include stories, music, game or crafts to support children’s early learning. Community services, parenting education, and child care resources available to help parents and caregivers raise healthy children.
The mission of CISC Step Ahead Bilingual Preschool is to prepare children for school learning by providing a bilingual and bicultural environment. It also aims to help families achieve self-sufficiency by providing education, resources, and networking opportunities. The role of this program is to foster learning by providing children with experiences that support the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, bilingual, and bicultural development of children. Efforts to improve school readiness are most effective when the curriculum embraces the rich cultural and language backgrounds of families and children.
Provides weekly home visiting services for low-income families with children 16 months to 3 years of age. In order to prepare children for pre-school and kindergarten, services focus on early-literacy skills, learning through play and strengthening the parent-child interaction. Free books and toys are provided weekly to participating families.