Best Beginnings is a Kindergarten Readiness initiative for Clinton children from birth through age 5.  Funded by the Clinton Board of Education and the United Way, Best Beginnings enhances early experiences so that all children enter kindergarten ready to learn!

We provide support to families and early care and education centers through:

  • Family Events
  • Professional Development
  • Resource and Referral Services
  • Kindergarten Readiness
  • Groups
  • Collaboration with Community
  • Partners
  • Information Distribution
  • Consultation
News, Activities and More:

  • Clinton Public Schools Preschool Programs Preparing Independent and Collaborative Learners Empowered to Embrace the Future Why is preschool important? Preschool promotes social-emotional, cognitive, language, fine, and gross motor development. Children are encouraged to make choices. This fosters independence. Children learn to take care of themselves and others. Children are introduced to behaviors that will help them function as learners throughout school. Preschool activities provide children with ...

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Best Beginnings

3 weeks 1 hour ago

More wrap-around services at Clinton Child Care!
Clinton Child Care is now enrolling for our summer school age camp. More info is on their website at www.clintonchildcarervice.com Contact CCC at 860-669-4315 or clintonchildcare@sbcglobal.net. It is for kindergarten students through the age of 12.

Best Beginnings

3 weeks 2 hours ago

Summer programming at Red Barn!

Best Beginnings

3 weeks 3 hours ago

Best Beginnings partners with community programs to help families find wrap around services. Check out Carrot Patch!
Carrot Patch-Shoreline:

1. We offer Before and After Care for Joel School students with bus transportation provided by the town.

2. We are offering summer camp for children from preschool through grade 3. The camp day is 8:00-4:00 daily, with full-week and part-week options. Before and After Care is also available for campers. There are four two-week sessions running from July 3 through August 25.