Made possible by a grant from the Per and Astrid Heidenreich Family Foundation, Family First in Education is a collaborative between Family Centers, Greenwich YMCA and Greenwich Public Schools designed to tackle Greenwich's growing achievement gap.
Family First in Education is a multi-year program aimed to improve education and family outcomes for participating elementary and middle school students enrolled at Hamilton Avenue School, New Lebanon Elementary and Western Middle School in Greenwich With a focus on structured after school programming and parent engagement, this initiative aims to cause a measurable reduction of disparities in public school success, thereby impacting key causes of the achievement gap.
When families are stable and strong, children and youth have the best chances of enjoying healthy development. These factors also give give kids the best chance to learn and achieve at school.
For more information on Family First in Education, contact Leslie Sexer at 203-324-3167.