How to Participate

The Soar in 4 Program is beginning in 6 high need school zones, Ballard, Blackburn, Bayshore, Oneco, Rogers Garden Bullock and Sea Breeze Elementary Schools, and plans to expand to cover all of Manatee County’s Title I elementary schools by 2022.

VPK families attending neighborhood child care providers and Head Start Programs located within these school zones will be invited to participate in Soar in 4 family events including Community Conversations, South Florida Museum Family Nights and classroom visits from the STEAM Machine.  Neighborhood child care and Head Start staff will be invited to participate in Conscious Discipline Professional Development Trainings.