Early Childhood Programs

Grant Boosts Island Child Care Options

A Vineyard Vision fellowship has enabled Martha's Vineyard Community Services to hire a family child care network coordinator.

MVYouth Grants $150,000 to Child Care Providers

An emergency fund established by MVYouth to support early childcare providers on the Vineyard has awarded $150,000, the organization announced.

At Early Childhood Programs, Heather Quinn Settles In

Heather Quinn recently joined the fold at Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, after directing the Chilmark Preschool.

Director of Early Childhood Programs at Community Services to Retire

Chilmark preschool director Heather Quinn will become early childhood programs director following the retirement of long time director Debbie Milne.

First Step Is Big Step on Path of Education

As a conversation unfolds across the country about the value of pre-kindergarten learning and whether it should be incorporated into public school education, similar conversations are quietly taking place here. The idea of universal preschool is expected to be up for discussion this year.

Moving Day: Family Center Settles Into New Home

The Martha’s Vineyard Family Center moved into its new home this week at the renovated Stephen Carey Luce House in Vineyard Haven. The building was formerly part of the Nathan Mayhew Seminars campus.