A Good Start School is a six-week literacy-rich program designed to help children adjust to a school atmosphere and learn skills and concepts to help them succeed in kindergarten.  With one adult teacher for every five children, they will become part of a caring, inviting, and safe learning community.  A Good Start School is offered free of charge to eligible families.  The mission is to serve those who may not be able to afford other programs.  Enrolled children will receive:

  • Free lunch and snacks each day
  • Free school supplies and backpacks
  • Screening for hearing, speech and learning differences 
  • Weekly family engagement nights with meals and fun activities to support family involvement in learning
June 15-July 24, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Maynard Avenue United Methodist Church
2350 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, Ohio

Registration is required.  See the brochure for contact information and registration form.

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Phillips Hall 214
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3557
F 740-368-3553
E educ@owu.edu

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Chair: Sarah Kaka
Assistant Professor of Education

Academic Assistant: Kandi Akers