We are committed to supporting our families by connecting them to a variety of resources and services in our community.
Family Partners work closely with families in each center-based program and our family child care system to provide support and resources that families may need.
Family Partners can assist your family in various ways, including finding and accessing community resources, connecting with special educational services, financial, housing/shelter, food, clothing, therapeutic referrals, and more.
If you have questions or need assistance navigating various support systems, please contact your Family Partner.
Nurtury uses Ages & Stages Questionnaires® (ASQ) as a screening tool for children’s development. This screening is completed by/with parents and helps educators identify developmental needs for your child, including strengths and areas where they may need additional support or resources we can offer.
Teaching Strategies GOLD® (T.S. GOLD) is an online research-based assessment tool that Nurtury uses to track a child’s development and school readiness. T.S. GOLD can track a child’s development from birth all the way until third grade. It helps teachers plan individually for each child and for their whole class. Teachers provide ongoing documentation and observations of a child’s development using videos, photos, and work samples.
A personalized assessment report for each child is shared with families during Family/Teacher Conferences. These assessment reports are provided three times a year for toddlers/preschoolers and four times a year for infants and diverse learners.
Family/Teacher Conferences are a chance for us to share, listen, and plan with you about your child’s development. We want to hear about the things you notice your child doing at home and talk about the skills your child is displaying at school.
Education starts at birth. Since families are a child’s first teachers, we want to equip families with the tools to help boost their child’s development, so we proudly partner with The Basics Boston. They offer a text-messaging service called Basics Insight, which provides families with weekly resources to connect, grow, and learn with their infant, toddler, or preschooler.
Each week, Basics Insights sends two text messages: a developmentally-appropriate fact and an at-home activity connected to one of the five Basics Principles:
We offer a subscription to Basics Insights as part of the enrollment process at Nurtury if families choose.
We partner with families on your child’s development to ensure they are prepared to enter kindergarten. Learn more about the variety of tools we use to do this.
August 30, 2023
Family Music Event at Harvard Street
On August 30th, our Harvard Street center hosted an end-of-the-year Family Music Event. Families participated in singing and moving to songs alongside their children.Read More
Our Family Partners are here to provide assistance to various community resources. Fill out the form below and we will reach out to you regarding any questions you have.