Early On School Readiness Program

What is the Early On/School Readiness Program?

The Early On/School Readiness program, funded by the City of San Antonio, through collaborations and partnerships, prepares young children to succeed as they enter school. Since the inception of the program in 2000, the core objective has been to support Early Childhood Education and Family Strengthening strategies by helping children develop communication, problem solving, and life skills important to future school and work success. The premise of the School Readiness project being that what children what children learn before entering school has a big impact on how well they do in school. This, in turn, has an impact on how successful they are as adults, all of which leads to a better economy and a better quality of life for all residents.

What does Early On/School Readiness provide?

Early On Workshops/classes for Family, Friends and Neighbors (FFN), non licensed informal caregivers, babysitters, and parents which include the following topics Brain Development, Health and Nutrition, Language and Literacy, Social & Emotional Development, and Safety & Environment.

  • Classes available in English and Spanish. Click here for schedule of classes.
  • Childcare provided during workshops
  • Free meal provided for adults and children
  • Certificate given after each class

Who is eligible to participate in Early On/School Readiness?

Family, Friends and Neighbors (FFN), non licensed informal caregivers, babysitters, and parents of children birth to five years of age that reside in the Northside ISD Title 1 area.

Staff

2315 Hackamore Lane
San Antonio, TX 78227
Phone: (210) 397-7960
Fax: (210) 645-3914

Coordinator: Brenda Faz-Villarreal

Program Secretary: Mona Sanchez

School Readiness Liaison: Rosana Garza