Developed by Orangeburg County First Steps, Reading Rocks promotes early literacy and smooth transitions into four-year-old kindergarten.
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The program is designed for rising four-year-old kindergartners who are at potentially higher risk for academic challenges.
Families with preschool-aged children
The program consists of five, one-hour home visits and a school tour. Parents are required to be actively involved in each visit.
In-home coaching with trained parent educators
A focus on language and literacy development
School TransitionCountdown to Kindergarten
Countdown to Kindergarten supports strong school transitions by connecting rising kindergartners, families, and teachers in a series of one-on-one visits during the summer.