A session during the October 2009 SVAECE Conference on the standards for assessing quality learning environments for children presented by Kris Meyers, Certified Parent Coach and VA Star Quality Initiative mentor.
"The impact of our community's collective efforts around school readiness through Smart Beginnings has captured the attention of many people around the world. It demonstrates that positive changes can happen when we are focused, and collect quality data for the same outcomes in a coordinated and collaborative manner."
Frank Rogan, United Way of Roanoke Valley president & CEO
The United Way of Roanoke Valley serves as the fiscal agent for Smart Beginnings Greater Roanoke.