Bright Futures Toddler Program

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18-36 MONTH


 Welcome to Bright Futures Preschool 2018-2019 School Year! To start our year off right, we love to visit you in your home to help ease the transition to school. We will go through paperwork, things to know for the year and answer any questions you may have. Please sign up for a time that works for you to have your child's teacher come and visit. Thank you and we look forward to meeting you all!

Toddler Program Home Visit Sign Up Link:


The Bright Futures Toddler program addresses the specific needs of children and families in the Kearney school district, providing an array of services and resources such as high-quality child care and specialists who work with individual families to improve parent-child interactions. The program also hopes to better prepare the child to later enter the K-12 school system and improve their chances for lifelong success.


Kearney Public Schools invites students from eligible families to apply for a Sixpence grant supported preschool program. The program runs from August to July.  Eligibility considerations include:

  • Low income status

  • Students who are English Language Learners

  • Students of Premature birth or Low birth weight

  • Students of Teen Parents

  • Other risk factors

  • Appropriate Age (must be 18 to 36 months on or before July 31st)

*Applicants must provide family income information and a copy of the certified birth certificate. Children must be up-to-date on immunizations.


Lindsie Lybarger

Krystal Reynolds

Adriana VanPelt


* The program runs Monday through Friday from 8:20 am to 3:15 pm
* The program serves primarily 18 to 36-month-olds
* Transportation is the responsibility of the parents

Bright Futures Toddler Program Application

Registration forms must be submitted to the enrollment office:
310 West 24th Street (next to Central Elementary) 308-698-8029



Bright Futures Preschool
Kearney Eductation Center
1511 5th Avenue
Kearney, NE  68845