ABC is Project Cornerstone’s effective parent engagement program. It is composed of a preschool and elementary school strand, with more than 2,900 adults reading to 38,000+ kids in 127 schools. Volunteers are trained in the developmental assets model for positive youth development, and prepared to read a specially selected children’s book and lead related activities and discussions in classrooms each month. The program’s goal is to help school communities achieve the following:
Preschool/Transitional Kindergarten is the newest ABC program and continues to grow throughout Silicon Valley. It is a two year program an is available in English and Spanish.
To learn more about the ABC program explore the links below.
For more information about ABC, including how to start the program at your school, contact us at 408-351-6482 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re already an ABC volunteer, click here for program materials and resources.
Before the ABC program started at our school, we had fights and conflict all the time. This is our sixth year with the program and we just don’t see that any more. Students are aware of appropriate behavior and how their actions affect others. They also know how to handle things that do come up sometimes so they don’t get out of hand.