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Recent Education Outcomes

 

One story: Kristin is the Director of InterServ’s Mitchell Woods Early Care and Education Center. She started in childcare with InterServ eight years ago and with the help of a United Way Success By 6® scholarship, has been able to attain her Child Development Associate credential, associate’s degree in Early Childhood Development and is currently working on her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.

Big Picture Statistics:

  • 524 children received early care and education to help them begin their school years ready to learn.

  • 179 children with a disability or special need and their families received services that helped the children work toward important developmental milestones.

  • 177 families and caregivers were educated about car seats and proper installation to keep children safe while riding in motor vehicles.

  • 769 students participated in after-school youth programs.

  • More than 100 incoming kindergartners and their families participated in programs to equip them for school success. 

  • More than 500 children read with volunteers to help maintain reading skills. 

  • 650 adults were trained about issues related to occupational safety. 

  • 3,339 youth built character, knowledge, and skills through scouting. 

  • 24,875 documented volunteer community service hours were completed through scouting.

  • 109 at-risk children were impacted by a positive adult mentor. 

  • 25 adults developed skills to be effective leaders in the community.

  • Area businesses partnered with more than 1,000 students to help them learn about local employers and education required to work in particular jobs. 

  • 1,072 students received new shoes at the beginning of the school year. 

  • 72 adults with disabilities participated in life skills training. 

  • 2,433 school-age children attended camp for summer enrichment learning and positive activities.

  • 70 boys earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest Boy Scout rank.