Success Starts Early
Your children deserve to achieve their full potential, and you deserve the tools to help them get there. Baby Scholars is a set of educational programs designed to help you become the best teacher you can be. Get the skills you need to help your babies grow smarter. Success starts right now.
Whether your child has been growing for 5 months or 5 years, becoming a better teacher is as easy as signing up for a Baby Scholars session. Enrollment will remain open as long as scholarships are available.
for parents with their
babies 5 to 19 months
For 10 weeks a certified parent coach will come to your home and show you how positive parent and child interactions can help your baby’s language, social, and brain development.
To register children ages 5 to 19 months, call 391-6078 today.
for parents with their
toddlers 20 to 35 months
A 10-week quality curriculum with trained professionals helps you help your little one learn how to follow directions, take turns, recognize sounds and letters, and use more words.
Parents and children work with trained coaches in your home one day each week.
To register children ages 20 to 35 months, call 819-1406 today.
AND FIRST SCHOOL
for parents with their preschoolers 3 to 5 years
A 10-week quality curriculum with trained professionals helps you help your little one learn colors and shapes, develop pre-reading skills and be ready for kindergarten. Parents work with trained coaches in your home for one day each week, while children participate in a preschool classroom* two days per week.
To register children ages 3 to 5 years, call 819-1406 today.
*Parents are required to complete home visit once per week in order for children to participate in preschool.
Baby Scholars is open to families
- With children 5 months to 5 years old
- Who live in the Greater Grand Rapids urban ecology (see map below) *
- Who plan to send their children to Grand Rapids Public Schools
- attendance incentives
- free transportation for children (if needed)
- school setting
- highly qualified and professional staff
- classes in Spanish and English
- free opportunities for parents and children to learn and socialize together
Read about Baby Scholars in The Grand Rapids Press.