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Education

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.