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Early Childhood Site Applications for the West Hartford School Readiness Program Are Due

The Town of West Hartford is currently seeking applicants that can offer families a Full-Day/Full-Year experience in early childhood education to prepare kids for Kindergarten. photo from whps.org
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The Town of West Hartford is now accepting applications from early childhood education programs to participate in the School Readiness Grant for July 2017 – June 2018.


Funding through this grant from the State of Connecticut provides an opportunity for children from low income families to attend high quality early childhood programs.

The Town of West Hartford is currently seeking applicants that can offer families a Full-Day/Full-Year experience. The definition of Full Day/Full Year is the site must provide preschool services for 5 days per week, 10 hours per day for a minimum of 50 weeks per year and adhere to the policy for an alternative plan of care outlined in GP 14-05.

In order to be considered for participation, programs must complete an RFP and submit by April 18, 2017 to Irene Garneau by email:[email protected]

Programs must be licensed and accredited by NAEYC, or become accredited within three years of accepting funds. Staff degree requirements are outlined by the State of Connecticut and included in the RFP.

Please contact Irene Garneau or go to www.whps.org/earlychildhood to obtain a copy of the RFP or to get answers to questions or concerns. Irene Garneau can also be reached at 860-929-5552

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