Smart Beginnings NRV is a program of the New River Valley Regional Commission that works to build early childhood systems, support service providers, and serves as an information hub on issues related to kindergarten readiness. This dashboard contains information that has been identified by the National School Readiness Indicators Initiative as the core indicators related to school readiness.

Core Indicators at a Glance

For more information on the indicators listed here, contact the Smart Beginnings Coordinator.

Smart Beginnings helps kids become

Contact Us:
Anna Harbom
Smart Beginnings Coordinator

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