What is Smart Beginnings Western Tidewater?
Smart Beginnings initiative, spearheaded by the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation, is the catalyst for bringing a diverse set of public and private partners together to drive efficiencies, accountability, and strategic investment in human capital at the most promising stage of development.
Our Vision Children are born healthy and supported in nurturing environments to become lifelong learners.
Our Mission To convene and facilitate stakeholders building community capacity responsive to the needs of children birth through third grade.
Our Programs and Services
Smart Beginnings Western Tidewater accomplishes its mission through convening the Western Tidewater Early Childhood Collaborative and through sustaining Virginia Quality.