Collaborating with Community Partners to Create New Directions for Young Children

  • Jaesook Gilbert Northern Kentucky University
Keywords: Community Partnerships, Kindergarten Education


Vision 2015 is an initiative to improve the area and quality of life for people living within the Northern Kentucky region. A key aspect to Northern Kentucky's fature is in reaching by 2015 the Educational Excellence goal of having all children enter kindergarten with the skills necessary to succeed. This paper focuses on the first phase of the steering committee's journey in development and dissemination of a kindergarten-readiness definition for the region.