Eastern Connecticut State University: Eastern Students Provide a ‘Jumpstart’ to Local Preschoolers

February 21, 2018 (WILLIMANTIC, CT) — Eastern Connecticut State University recently published a piece about the impact of the university’s Jumpstart program. Site Manager Meaghan Penrod, along with many of the university’s Jumpstart member volunteers, shared their experiences working with preschools in their community.

“People come up to us at community events all the time and say how much Jumpstart has impacted their lives,” says Penrod. “A grandmother once came up to me and told me how her granddaughter had previously been struggling in preschool, but now that she’s involved with Jumpstart, she’s thriving.”

Read more on Eastern Connecticut State University’s website.

Jeniel Edmonds is an Eastern Jumpstart volunteer who majors in early childhood education and psychology

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