Education Opportunities.

We currently have 4 Education program s designed to help.

Education Programs

  • Pre-Kindergarten for Three-Year Olds

    Available in:

    Broome

    What is it?

    The New York State Pre-Kindergarten Program (3PK) is a state and district-funded program that provides educationally-based, high quality pre-kindergarten to 3-year-old children. The purpose is to incr... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    For children 3 years of age.

    How does this benefit you?

    Activities for Children:

    • Enjoy safe and licensed facilities
    • Be part of a high quality early childhood education program and learn important skills to prepare for entering into Kindergarten
    • Attain school readiness and early literacy development
    • Gain exposure to literature, both fiction and non-fiction
    • Learn math skills, science lessons, and discovery
    • Develop social skills and self-help skills
    • Engage in large motor and fine motor activities
    • Enjoy music, dance, and art
    • Get developmental and health screenings/assessments
    • Receive nutritious meals daily

    Activities for Parents:

    • Participate in activities and workshops for parents
    • Engage in regular opportunities to volunteer for parents
    • Get the support in the learning journey of raising your child

    How to Apply

    There is currently no form online. View the contact information to connect with us about applying for Pre-Kindergarten for Three-Year Olds.

    Contact Information

    For information please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-723-6493.

  • Universal Pre-Kindergarten

    Available in:

    Broome

    What is it?

    The New York State Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program (UPK) is a state and district-funded program that provides educationally-based, high quality pre-kindergarten to 4-year-old children. The program... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Children 4 years of age.

    How does this benefit you?

    Activities for Children:

    • Enjoy safe and licensed facilities
    • Be part of a high quality early childhood education program and learn important skills to prepare for entering into Kindergarten
    • Attain school readiness and early literacy development
    • Gain exposure to literature, both fiction and non-fiction
    • Learn math skills, science lessons, and discovery
    • Develop social skills and self-help skills
    • Engage in large motor and fine motor activities
    • Enjoy music, dance, and art
    • Get developmental and health screenings/assessments
    • Receive nutritious meals daily

    Activities for Parents:

    • Participate in activities and workshops for parents
    • Engage in regular opportunities to volunteer for parents
    • Get the support in the learning journey of raising your child

    How to Apply

    There is currently no form online. View the contact information to connect with us about applying for Universal Pre-Kindergarten.

    Contact Information

    For information please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-723-6493.

  • Early Head Start

    Available in:

    Chenango

    What is it?

    Chenango County Early Head Start is a federally funded and locally operated program for pregnant women and children ages birth to three. Families are served by weekly home based visits. Activities are... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    For pregnant women and children ages birth to 3 year olds.

    How does this benefit you?

    Activities for Children

    • Enjoy safe and licensed facilities
    • Be part of a high quality early childhood education program and learn important skills
    • Attain school readiness and early literacy development
    • Gain exposure to literature, both fiction and non-fiction
    • Learn math skills, science lessons, and discovery
    • Develop social skills and self-help skills
    • Engage in large motor and fine motor activities
    • Enjoy music, dance, and art
    • Get developmental and health screenings/assessments
    • Receive nutritious meals daily in center-based classrooms

    Activities for Parents:

    • Participate in activities and workshops for parents
    • Engage in regular opportunities to volunteer for parents
    • Get the support in the learning journey of raising your child

    How to Apply

    There is currently no form online. View the contact information to connect with us about applying for Early Head Start.

    Contact Information

    For information please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-334-7114.

  • Head Start

    Available in:

    Broome

    Chenango

    What is it?

    Head Start is a federally funded and locally operated program that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health and social services to families with children. Head Start programs help chil... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    For children ages 3 to 5 whose families meet the eligibility criteria.

    How does this benefit you?

    Activities for Children:

    • Enjoy safe and licensed facilities
    • Be part of a high quality early childhood education program and learn important skills to prepare for entering into Kindergarten
    • Attain school readiness and early literacy development
    • Gain exposure to literature, both fiction and non-fiction
    • Learn math skills, science lessons, and discovery
    • Develop social skills and self-help skills
    • Engage in large motor and fine motor activities
    • Enjoy music, dance, and art
    • Get developmental and health screenings/assessments
    • Receive nutritious meals daily

    Activities for Parents:

    • Participate in activities and workshops for parents
    • Engage in regular opportunities to volunteer for parents
    • Get the support in the learning journey of raising your child

     

    How to Apply

    There is currently no form online. View the contact information to connect with us about applying for Head Start.

    Contact Information

    For information if you are in Broome County, please call 607-723-6493 and if you are in Chenango County please call 607-334-7114.

    Education Resources

      How we help you achieve your own success.

      • Our team works hand-in-hand with you to help create the opportunities and programs that work for you.
      • We will meet with you face-to-face to help track your progress in order to ensure your ultimate success.
      • We believe that your success is our success.