UPSTART- Free Preschool program offered by the State: For more information or to pre-register call 1-800-669-4533, or go to www.waterfordupstart.org
The State of Utah has partnered with Waterford Institute to provide families with an in-home learning opportunity for pre-school aged students.
To be eligible for participation this year, families must have a child born between 09/02/2013 and 09/01/2014 and they must plan on enrolling their child in kindergarten in the fall of 2019 (next school year). This program is used at home as an additional tool to promote school-readiness.
UPSTART provides preschoolers with an individualized reading, math, and science curriculum, with a focus on reading instruction. UPSTART families commit to using the software program a minimum of 15 to 20 minutes a day, 5 days a week.
Highlights of the program include: individualized, engaging curriculum, bilingual User Support Team, free computer and internet access for qualifying homes.
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