Presenting Sponsor

Positive Leaps

Positive Leaps

Positive Leaps provides a wide range of services designed to help children, their parents and families overcome behavioral issues that are disrupting home life and impacting school settings in a negative way.  Our Mission: Shaping positive behavior and developing effective skills, we change the lives of children and enhance the future of our community. Our Vision: By improving the lives of families and ultimately our community, we will become the dominant and preferred provider of early mental health intervention services to very young children and their families.


Partner Sponsors


4C for Children

4C for Children educates and supports the adults—parents, child care providers, preschool teachers, early learning program administrators—who care for young children and prepare them for success in school and life. We also advocate for public support for quality early education and care for all children. 4C is the state-designated child care resource and referral agency for 27 counties in Ohio and Kentucky.


Cincinnati Early Learning Center

For 35 years, Cincinnati Early Learning Centers has provided excellent early childhood education programs to give children in Cincinnati, Ohio, the foundation for learning that they need. We're dedicated to working with children, teachers, and parents to ensure each student is excited about their education. We follow the NAEYC® guidelines for Developmentally Appropriate Practice, which are the basis for our program's day-to-day pedagogical practice. With this curriculum, we're able to give your child the building blocks necessary to start their educational experience off right.


Cincinnati-Hamilton County CAA

The Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency (CAA) is a private, non-profit organization that has served as a lifeline for low-income children, adults and families throughout Hamilton County for more than four decades. The agency provides a safety net for those who have fallen and a ladder for those who are climbing. Delivering a seamless system of services, CAA and its 300 employees provide assistance with employment, supportive services, home energy efficiency, early childhood education, housing and youth programs.

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The Children's Home of Cincinnati

The children's home is a private, nonprofit organization and a leading provider of education and mental health treatment for children facing significant social, behavioral and learning challenges. Since 1864, The Children's Home of Cincinnati has provided services and programs that transform the lives of children and their families. We are funded through a combination of program fees, government and granted funds, donations, and investment revenue.

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UC Early Learning Center

Our mission is to serve children and families of the University of Cincinnati and community by providing a high quality, educational program sustained through a professional, nurturing staff.  The UC Early Learning Center program embraces the constructivist position. This position posits that children learn when they are engaged both physically and cognitively, with objects, people, and events. The program has a developmental focus which grants each child the opportunity to grow and learn at his or her own pace.


Friend Sponsors


Cincinnati Union Bethel

Cincinnati Union Bethel is the longest running social service agency in Cincinnati and has three programs: Early Childhood Education with three Head Start preschools, which prepare 3-5 year olds for kindergarten;  Cincinnati Union Bethel also operates Little Blossoms Academy, a 5-star rated Step Up to Quality preschool located in College Hill.

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YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That is why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has opportunities to learn, grow, and thrive. We are a committed and diverse community that inspires people of all ages, and families in all forms, to achieve their hopes, dreams, and goals. We encourage belonging in a safe, caring, and vibrant environment.