Bringing Out The Best

at UNCG

Supporting the social and emotional development of young children in Guilford County

About Us


Bringing Out the Best is an early intervention program that provides family-centered, community-based services targeting children ages birth to five with social and emotional challenges.  Our goal is to increase the number of children in Guilford County that are healthy and ready to succeed as they enter school.

 

Services


  • Develop individualized plans for increasing a child’s success in the classroom and in the home
  • On-site training and technical assistance for childcare providers
  • Home visits to provide parenting support
  • Weekly child groups promoting successful behaviors and building healthy social relationships with peers in a small group setting.  Parents are provided education and support.
  • Staff development for childcare providers (certificates for Contact Hours Credits available)

*All services available for the Latino community in Spanish

Referrals


How to Make a Referral

  • A parent, teacher, therapist or doctor can call (336) 334-3120 to refer a child (child must be younger than K and attend school in Guilford County)

  • Indicate your request for a classroom consultation, individual child referral or childcare provider training
  • For individual referrals, please provide parent or guardian contact information, child’s date of birth, school information and a brief description of presenting issues and concerns.
  • A referral packet will be sent to the parent or guardian for signatures.
  • Once the signed forms have been received by Bringing Out the Best, one of our early childhood specialists will contact you at the time of assignment.

Contact Us


  • 923-A West Gate City Blvd.
    Greensboro, NC 27402

  • Phone: 336-334-3120

  • Fax: 336-334-4157


Staff

Janet Howard

Director

(336) 334-3120

jdhoward@uncg.edu

Leslie Alexander

Early Childhood Specialist

(336) 256-1167

lsalexan@uncg.edu

 

 

Ilene Fisher

Early Childhood Specialist

(336) 334-3121

icfisher@uncg.edu

 

 

Debra Fortune

Administrative Assistant

(336) 334-3093

dwfortun@uncg.edu

 

Joy Herrera

Early Childhood Specialist

(336) 334-3231

j_herrer@uncg.edu

 

 

Joy Craven Scott

Early Childhood Specialist

(336) 334-3866

j_scott@uncg.edu

 

Claretta Witherspoon

Family Centered Care Coordinator

(336) 334-3928

C_wither@uncg.edu

 

923-A West Gate City Blvd.
Greensboro, NC 27402

Phone: 336-334-3120

 

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