Ensuring Nevada preschoolers have access to a quality education through

$5,828,130 in scholarships

 

LAS VEGAS – United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) and United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) have selected 32 early education centers to receive $5,828,130 in scholarships to help families in Nevada enroll their children in preschool for free. Since 2018, the Nevada Department of Education and United Way of Southern Nevada have helped over 2,000 students get the education they deserve through the Nevada Ready! State Pre-K program.

“The first few years of a child’s life are invaluable, and we believe that every child in our community deserves access to high-quality early education,” said Julian High, President and CEO of UWSN. “We have seen the positive impact that this program has made on the lives of thousands of working families and teachers who are equipped with the necessary resources to support their students. We are humbled by the trust the State of Nevada’s Department of Education places in our organization because of this program.”

“Pre-K is a foundational time to prepare children for school and sets the tone for lifelong learning,” said Blake Pang, President and CEO of UWNNS. “We are grateful to be able to make Pre-K accessible to local families through this grant.”

Scholarships have been issued through participating centers to families in need with four year old children. All centers participate in the Quality Rating Improvement Systems (QRIS) created by the Nevada Department of Education.

Families in southern Nevada can learn more by visiting uwsn.org/EarlyEducation and families in northern Nevada can visit uwnns.org/PreK. The following early education centers have been selected to receive funding for preschool and Pre-K enrollment in Nevada:

CLARK COUNTY:

Acelero Henderson Learning Center

180 N. Westminster Way

Henderson, NV 89015

702-566-1048

 

Acelero Strong Start @ Lorenzi

700 Twin Lakes

Las Vegas, NV 89107

702-538-8700

 

Acelero MLK Development Center

1555 W. Carey Ave.

North Las Vegas, NV 89032

702-642-0451

 

Acelero Reach Out Center

1522 Pinto Lane

Las Vegas, NV 89106

702-382-7337

 

Acelero Strong Start – Wardelle

2950 E. Bonanza Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89101

702-438-0044

 

Angels Christian Academy

2720 Crystal Water Way

Las Vegas, NV 89117

702-270-2141

 

Bring’em Young Academy

3980 W. Ann Road #110

North Las Vegas, NV 89031

702-395-0883

 

Children's Learn and Play

1934 S. Walnut Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89104

702-722-1111

 

Christ Kids Child Center 

111 N. Torrey Pines Dr.

Las Vegas, NV  89107

702-878-1176

 

CSN / ECE Lab

3200 E. Cheyenne Ave

North Las Vegas, NV 89030

702-892-2350

 

Discovery Gardens Child Care

555 Page St.

Las Vegas, NV 89110

725-400-8813

 

Henderson Christian Academy

2750 Robindale Rd.

Henderson, NV 89074

702-270-2595

 

Kids First Neighborhood Childcare

5245 E. Bonanza Road

Las Vegas, NV 89110

702-531-1977

 

 

Little Steps Early Learning Academy

4220 W. Craig Rd. #110

North Las Vegas, NV 89032

702-827-0432

 

New Horizons Preschool

6701 W. Charleston Blvd.

Las Vegas, NV 89146

702-876-1181

 

Sunrise Children’s Foundation – West

614 Jefferson Street

Las Vegas, NV 89106

702-631-7130 x222

 

University United Methodist CDC                                         

4412 S. Maryland Parkway                                                                           

Las Vegas, NV 89119                                                                                                            

702-733-7157

 

YMCA – Durango Hills

3521 N. Durango Drive

Las Vegas, NV 89129

702-240-9622

 

YMCA – Heinrich

4141 Meadows Lane

Las Vegas, NV 89107

702-877-9622

 

WASHOE COUNTY:

 

A Plus Learning

4701 Neil Rd

Reno, NV 89502

775-825-2522

 

Biggest Little Learning Center

7510 Longley Ln, Suite 103

Reno, NV 89511

775-851-7878

 

High Desert Montessori School

101 Fantastic Drive

Reno, NV 89511

775-624-2800

 

Little Bear Preschool

502 Pyramid Way

Sparks, NV 89431

775-358-4128

 

Next Generation Kids

1580 Hawthorne Rd

Reno, NV 89502

Main: 775-825-2881

 

LYON COUNTY:

 

A Step Ahead Preschool

945 Clover

Fernley, NV 89408

775-575-1122

 

From Cradles to Crayons

801 Overland Loop #108

Dayton, NV 89403

775-241-2449

 

Zoo N Around

380 Crimson Road

Fernley, NV 89408

775-575-9666

 

CARSON CITY:
 

Curiosity Corner

1987 Old Hot Springs Rd

Carson City, NV 89706

775-835-3756

 

DOUGLAS COUNTY:

 

Sunshine & Rainbows

1288 Dresslerville Road

Gardnerville, NV 89460

775-265-2185

 

Trinity Lutheran Preschool

1174 Mill Street

Gardnerville, NV 89410

775-782-5437

 

Under the Magic Pine Tree

927 Mitch Drive

Gardnerville, NV 89460

775-265-2023

 

ELKO COUNTY:

 

Wells Family Resource Center

1378 Lake Avenue

Wells, NV 89835

775-275-0319

 

About United Way of Southern Nevada: Beginning in 2022 and into 2023, United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) celebrates its 65th anniversary and are proud of the incredible impact the organization has made in the community over the past six and a half decades. United Way of Southern Nevada is dedicated to ensuring that every person in southern Nevada has the opportunity to succeed. We've been doing this since 1957—before the famous slogan what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. This year, we will celebrate our successes, honor the legends who helped us get here, and inspire Southern Nevadans to support UWSN for years to come.

About United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra

UWNNS is celebrating 80 years of bringing people together to give, advocate, and volunteer. UWNNS believes that when the community comes together and puts our resources to work, we can solve our most pressing issues and create opportunities for a better life for all. For more information, call 775-322-8668 visit uwnns.org. Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn

 

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United Ways in Nevada Provide Free Early Education to Hundreds of Families Across the State