It all starts here.
One in five children in Virginia begins kindergarten without the basic skills needed to succeed.
Babysitting and finger painting—that’s how most people think
But decades of brain research tell us that the first five years are a critical time in development, which gives us the opportunity to positively impact a child's future.
Serving Newport News and Hampton, Smart Beginnings Virginia Peninsula is here to help you understand the importance of quality early childhood education for our community—and help find it for your child.