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<s:event b:on="construct" b:action="show"/> <s:event b:on="construct" b:action="set" b:target="/body/@class" b:value="bpc-loaded" /> <b:tabbox style="height: 100%"> <b:tab b:label="Mission &amp; Vision" b:state="selected"> <p style="color: black"><b>SCHOOL READINESS MISSION</b></p> <p style="color: black"><i>Our Mission is to engage families, community members and educators in the important work of preparing children, birth to five, for elementary school.</i></p> <p align='center'><img src='images/star.jpg'/></p> <p style="color: black"><b>SCHOOL READINESS VISION </b></p> <p style="color: black"><i>Our Vision is to prepare young children to enter school healthy, safe and ready to reach their greatest potential.</i></p> </b:tab> <b:tab b:label="Program Scope"> <p style="color: black"><img align='right' src='images/brain.jpg'/><b>WHAT IS SCHOOL READINESS? </b></p> <p style="color: black">A Child’s…</p> <ul style="color: black; font-size: 13px"> <li><p>Curiosity and enthusiasm towards learning new things</p></li> <li><p>Ability to communicate effectively</p></li> <li><p>Capacity to regulate emotions </p></li> <li><p>Physical and mental health status</p></li> <li><p>Ability to adjust to a Kindergarten classroom environment and cooperate with their teachers and peers</p></li> </ul> </b:tab> <b:tab b:label="Importance"> <p style="color: black"><img align='right' src='images/heart.jpg'/><b>WHY IS SCHOOL READINESS AN ISSUE? </b></p> <p style="color: black">School Readiness is an issue because our research tells us that children exposed to a nurturing and stimulating environment in the first five years of life achieve higher results in elementary and secondary education and are more successful as adults.</p> </b:tab> <b:tab b:label="Principles"> <p style="color: black"><img align='right' src='images/number.jpg'/><b>WHAT ARE THE FIVE ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLES OF SCHOOL READINESS?</b></p> <li><b><font size="2" color="black">Early Care and Education:</font></b></li> <font size="2" color="black">&#160;&#160;&#160;Increase the quality of and access to early learning and education for young &#160;&#160;&#160;children.</font> <br/><br/> <li><b><font size="2" color="black">Parenting and Family Support Services:</font></b></li> <font size="2" color="black">&#160;&#160;&#160;Provide information and tools to improve the quality of and access to parent &#160;&#160;&#160;education.</font> <br/><br/> <li><b><font size="2" color="black">Health and Social Services:</font></b></li> <font size="2" color="black">&#160;&#160;&#160;Promote the prevention, early identification, and intervention in health and &#160;&#160;&#160;developmental issues.</font> <br/><br/> <li><b><font size="2" color="black">Schools’ Readiness for Children/School Capacity:</font></b></li> <font size="2" color="black">&#160;&#160;&#160;Increase communication of Kindergarten standards, Kindergarten transition &#160;&#160;&#160;programs, and Pre-Kindergarten curriculum.</font> <br/><br/> <li><b><font size="2" color="black">Program Infrastructure, Administration, and Evaluation:</font></b></li> <font size="2" color="black">&#160;&#160;&#160;Provide program assessment aimed at evaluation and continuous program &#160;&#160;&#160;improvement, fiscal accountability, and collaborative governance.</font> </b:tab> <b:tab b:label="Financial Support"> <p style="color: black"><b>HOW IS THE SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAM SUBSIDIZED?</b></p> <p style="color: black"><i>The School Readiness Program is administered by the Fairfield Suisun Unified School District and generously funded by First 5 Solano.</i></p> <p align="center"><a href="http://first5solano.org/home/first5s"><img src="first_5.jpg" /></a></p> </b:tab> </b:tabbox>

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