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Every child deserves an equitable, high-quality early education.

For more than 40 years, Waterford has partnered with families, schools, communities, and government organizations to provide access to educational resources and deliver individualized, research-driven learning resources to all young learners.

Our Mission

Waterford.org combines the science of learning, the power of mentoring, and the promise of technology to build family and community partnerships that deliver access, excellence, and equity in early education for all children.

Our Values

At Waterford.org, we:

Our Beliefs

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Ensuring positive early learning experiences is the foundation for a lifetime of growth and success

Working together, caring adults at school and at home help children build confidence, curiosity, and a sense of belonging

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Individualizing instruction meets every child’s needs, improves engagement, and accelerates learning

Acting on research and data that are valid, reliable, and inclusive leads to better learning outcomes

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Leveraging innovative technologies is essential to delivering excellence and equity for all children

Providing equitable access to evidence-based programs and resources gives all children the opportunity to thrive

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Inclusive and Equitable Education for All

Equity and inclusion are at the heart of our work at Waterford. These principles guide our actions and the programs we create for learners and families. 

Click here to learn how we create inclusive curriculum.

Click here to read our statement on inclusive excellence.

Get to Know Waterford Leadership

At Waterford we value the diverse skill sets and experiences each person brings to our team. We come together from all across the globe to partner with families, educators, and communities to achieve our mission.

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