Baby Scholars

Baby Scholars is an educational program designed to help parents help their children reach their full potential. Baby Scholars gives parents of children five months to five years the tools they need to help their babies grow smarter and to equip their children for kindergarten. The program focuses on helping parents become the best teachers they can be, so their children can succeed in school and in life.

Home Visiting

For parents with their babies age 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.

Infant Home Visiting

or call 391-6078

For parents with their toddlers and preschoolers age 20 months to 5 years old

A 11-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.

Toddler/Preschooler Home Visiting

or call 819-1406

Coaching sessions are offered four times per year. Apply now for the next upcoming cohort taking place January 6 – March 20!

Application Deadline: January 3rd

Summer Preschool Program

Baby Scholars provides a 10-week summer preschool for children four years old entering kindergarten. All families in the targeted geographic area are welcome to apply. In addition, families who have completed the Baby Scholars toddler home visiting program are also encouraged to participate.

Classes are offered four days per week for half days in the morning and in the afternoon. Classes will take place early June through early August in 2020 and are also available in Spanish.

Applications available in February 2020!

Eligibility

Baby Scholars is open to families who live in and around the Boston Square and Cottage Grove neighborhoods. Limited exceptions may apply. Please call one of the phone numbers listed above or email communityimpact@dvfoundations.org to inquire about eligibility.

Refer a Family

Do you know someone who should be part of Baby Scholars? By referring a parent(s), Baby Scholars staff will personally follow-up with that parent(s), provide additional information on the program, and walk them through how to get their family enrolled.