BOOST

BOOST (Beginning Opportunities Offered for Student Transition) introduces families of young children to the Montessori learning environment.

Evidence Informed

BOOST was developed by Lexington County School District 3 in partnership with Lexington County First Steps.

This map only shows programs funded by South Carolina First Steps. For more information about services available in your area, contact your local First Steps partnership.

Who it Serves

Parents attend classes alongside their child to develop knowledge of early brain development and the importance of language and literacy.

Ages 0-3

Families with babies and toddlers

How It Works

Children participating in BOOST develop focus and concentration, improve motor skills, and expand their cognitive development.

Group Support

Community-based workshops and classes

Literacy

A focus on language and literacy development

Target Outcome

Children participating in BOOST develop focus and concentration, improve motor skills, and expand their cognitive development.

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Reading Rocks

Developed by Orangeburg County First Steps, Reading Rocks promotes early literacy and smooth transitions into four-year-old kindergarten.