Through a partnership with First 5 Shasta, Shasta County Health and Human Services, The Shasta County Office of Education and local elementary schools to place AmeriCorps Parent Partners into kindergarten classrooms through a program called “Launch”. The goal is to reduce absenteeism in kindergarten and launch children into a successful school experience!

“Kindergarten is an essential part of the foundation upon which future learning and social/emotional development is built.” – Education Commission of the States Report. Our Launch Parent Partners are here in a supportive role that can help families navigate the daily struggles of littles ones starting in elementary school. We are here for you and your child! Here are some areas where LAUNCH can support you!

  • Support Positive Student Attendance
  • Advocacy and Safe Care
  • Positive Parenting Program (Triple P)
  • Focus on Hope and Goal Setting
  • Family and Student Resources
  • Your Student’s Success!
  • Home Visiting

Serving children and families of kindergarten students throughout Shasta County. Parent Partners serve in a supportive role to help families and their littles ones navigate their experience during this critical time.