What is the Fun Van?


When and Where is the Fun Van?

Dates to Remember


Why Come to the Fun Van?

Raising a Reader

“Research shows that family engagement directly affects academic achievement. To date, thirty-two independent evaluations prove that Raising A Reader makes a positive and lasting impact, significantly improving both family reading behavior, parent-child bonding and kindergarten readiness across diverse culture and language demographics.”

Raising a Reader. (2015). Retrieved from http://www.raisingareader.org/site/PageNavigator/Impact/PerformanceOutcomes.html

Reading with Child

Early Childhood STEP (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting) provides trainings and an opportunity to learn new skills for parents dealing with frequently encountered challenges with their children; promotes a more participatory family structure by fostering responsibility, independence, and competence in children; improves communication between parents and children; and helps children learn from the natural and logical consequences of their own choices.

Systematic Training for Effective Parenting. (2015, November 3). Retrieved from http://www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/viewintervention.aspx?id=132

The Fun Van is a First Things First Granted Program

For an overview of who First Things First is and why such valuable programs exist click here.