United Way of Transylvania County Focuses on Education
United Way of Transylvania County supports programs and collaborations that address measurable progress toward the following Education Focus Area goals:
GOAL 1: ALL CHILDREN ARE PREPARED TO ENTER KINDERGARTEN
- Children from birth to kindergarten have access to high quality, affordable early care and education programs.
- Parents & caregivers access resources to strengthen parenting capacity and literacy skills.
- Children are no longer subject to abuse and neglect.
GOAL 2: ALL CHILDREN MOVE SUCCESSFULLY FROM KINDERGARTEN THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION
- Families and schools work in partnership to support the success of every student.
- Students are free from influence of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
- Students have adequate access and actively utilize mental heath and substance abuse services.