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ODE believes early positive relationships between school, students, and families shape a child's educational experience for many years to come. Jump Start Kindergarten, a school-based summer program, helps students and their families experience a smooth and successful transition from early childhood into kindergarten.
Jump Start is based on three equity-driven program components:
Jump Start Kindergarten is intended to be a part of a broader kindergarten transition plan at the school that includes a variety of transition supports that begin during the year prior to Kindergarten.
While Jump Start Kindergarten programs vary school to school based on the unique needs of the school community, all programs include the following components:
"“I absolutely love this program. It is going to do amazing things for our incoming kindergartners. And our coordinator and teachers are so excited about it.” Fred Bartels, Director of Elementary School Improvement at Klamath Falls City Schools
For more information on this topic contact Nancy Hauth.
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