With so much of brain development happening before kindergarten, United Way Bright Beginnings reaches children at a critical time.
United Way Bright Beginnings
United Way Bright Beginnings, a partnership between United Way of Greater Houston and ExxonMobil, is an innovative early education program designed to help children from lower-income families achieve social, emotional, physical and cognitive milestones and enter school ready to succeed. Bright Beginnings’ hands-on curriculum and child-centered approach make a measurable difference in preparing children to start and succeed in school.
United Way Bright Beginnings has helped more than 11,700 children build a foundation for the future, with alumni outperforming their peers on achievement tests. Learn more.
Alumni outperformed their peers on 80% of standardized tests over the last five years.
40% of United Way Bright Beginnings centers have achieved national accreditation, compared to less than 5% of all licensed child care centers in Houston