PRE4CLE Awards $150,000 to Expand High-Quality Preschools in Neighborhoods with Highest Needs

Five new preschool classrooms will serve an additional 95 children through PRE4CLE’s second round of Preschool Classroom Start-Up Grants totaling $150,000 to help increase the availability of high-quality preschool in the city’s neighborhoods where need for high-quality preschool outpaces availability.

The grants, made possible through the Cuyahoga County Office of Early Childhood: Invest in Children, can be used for services and tools necessary to expand high-quality classrooms such as classroom personnel; classroom furnishings; educational materials; supplies and equipment; computers; and marketing and recruitment.  As a result, an additional 95 children will be able to attend high-quality preschool in Cleveland.

Read the full press release.


December 14, 2016


Michelle Connavino

Michelle Connavino

Michelle Connavino is the Operations & Outreach Specialist for PRE4CLE, Cleveland’s plan to expand access to high-quality preschool.

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