Raising healthy, happy children is made easier through the combined efforts of your community. Great Start Collaborative of Kent County has assembled valuable information, so you can effectively prepare your children for kindergarten and beyond. From tips on bonding with your baby to nutritional advice, we cover what you need to know to help your child reach every developmental milestone.
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Zero to Three – State of Babies Yearbook 2019
What is the state of Michigan's babies? Good Health, Strong Families, and Positive Early Learning Experiences are three important indicators.
Early Literacy Calendar
The Great Start Collaborative of Kent County has produced a literacy calendar for providers, teachers, and parents to use in their classrooms and homes.
The Gap Analysis
The Gap Analysis is a scan of the capacity of our early childhood landscape here in Kent County.
Kids Count is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and a premier source of data on children and families.
Ripples of Transformation: Families Leading Change in Early Childhood Systems
Ripples of Transformation is designed to inspire, challenge, and support leaders in early childhood—primarily administrators and program staff.
Great Start Readiness Program – Kent ISD
The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is a state-funded free preschool program for qualifying four-year-old children.