Ways to Engage

Knowledge Development and Strategic Communications

  • Visit Resources & Tools to explore some of the research that informs the work of Great Expectations
  • Send us links to websites, reports, or other resources you enjoy and use
  • Sign-up for Great Expectations updates

direct services

  • If you work at a school, childcare, clinic, library, or nonprofit that primarily serves children from financially-disadvantaged families, join the First Book Marketplace to get access to free or low-cost books and other essentials for the children and families you serve
  • Refer providers and families to opportunities for services and professional development offered through Great Expectations; if you need help connecting with a Great Expectations grantee, contact us.

Capacity Building

  • Check the calendar for upcoming professional development opportunities that are available to providers working with young children and their families in Forsyth County
  • Send us information about presentations, trainings and other professional development opportunities that would be useful for providers working with young children and their families

Community Engagement

  • Contact us to share information about existing forums where financially-disadvantaged parents and caregivers are in dialogue about the needs of their families and children

systems development and sustainability

  • Contact Family Services to get involved in their Universal Pre-K Initiative
  • Contact Forsyth Promise to get involved in their Kindergarten Readiness Community Action Network
  • If you’d like to support Great Expectations by donating, please visit any of the websites of the organizations involved to financially contribute to their work
  • If you’re a funder or philanthropist, contact the Trust to discuss ways to support Great Expectations