Success Stories – Joyce Preschool
Executive Director Laura Tompkins
The MinneMinds coalition has partners across the state that are informed by key values and child-centered approaches that provide meaningful and long-lasting positive benefits for Minnesota’s children and families.
One partner that is grounded in these values is Joyce Preschool. Their high-quality, research-driven and culturally relevant programming has delivered consistent results for children and parents alike. In a city where only 36% of Spanish-speaking students are kindergarten-ready, 100% of Joyce’s graduates in the past six years have been ready for kindergarten.
How is Joyce able to create success for its students and families? By providing programming that is culturally relevant, rooted in equity, multigenerational-focused, and parent directed…