Amazing Summer At-Home Learning Opportunity!

Summer Learning Path is an award-winning online PreK learning program that’s free for children to use the summer before kindergarten.

Sign up for Waterford Upstart Summer Learning Path and help your child build academic skills and routines in less than 30 minutes each day. Your child will love learning with fun activities that teach reading, math, and more—all at no cost to you.

About Waterford Upstart

  • You get a computer to complete the program
  • Your child uses our software at home for just 20 minutes a day
  • Families receive support and one-on-one coaching
  • On average, children who graduate enter kindergarten reading at nearly a first-grade level!

(Registration only takes 6 minutes.)

How is this program free?

We are an educational nonprofit working to help all children be successful in school. Your state leadership and generous philanthropic supporters also want to invest in your child’s future, so they have funded Waterford Upstart’s summer programs.

A lifetime of learning success starts here!​

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Software Includes Engaging Lessons

More than 150,000 children have used Waterford Upstart across the country

Families spend 15 minutes a day, 5 days a week on early literacy skills with their children

Upstart grads achieve 2–3x the learning gains compared to their peers


A Recognized and Trusted Program

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