Positive Tomorrows selected as Competitor for National Million Dollar Prize

Positive Tomorrows was recently named as a Quarterfinalist for the 2023 Yass Prize during a live event from Washington, DC, and will receive $100,000. Sixty-four education providers, including a diverse array of schools, community organizations, and education technology providers were selected. Thirty-one states are represented among the 64 awardees who were evaluated in an intensive,… Read More

Solving Family Homelessness Takes a Community Effort

Household stability is the foundation for successful engagement in school. Positive Tomorrows Family Support team leverages key partnerships and funding sources to secure housing, prevent homelessness and keep families off the street. Just a few years ago, stabilizing families rising out of homelessness was hard due to the lack of funds to pay rent and… Read More

Meet Georgia: PT Welcomes New Therapy Dog

The newest face in the classroom at Positive Tomorrows looks a little bit different than the students she sits next to. She’s a little bit furrier, and she has four legs. She’s a golden retriever named Georgia! Ongoing stressful life events like experiencing homelessness can cause increased cortisol levels in the brain. Interacting with a… Read More

New After-School Club is Up & “Running”

Positive Tomorrows recently launched its first Girls on the Run club. Girls on the Run is an after-school program designed to inspire girls of all abilities to recognize and embrace their individual strengths and celebrate connections with others. The program inspires 3rd through 5th grade girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun,… Read More

A Note From Our New CEO

Two years. As we celebrate two years in our beautiful new school, and two years of this global pandemic approaching, we look back with gratitude and forward with hope. As I write this, in my first full week as President and CEO, I can’t help but be grateful. The last two years have been challenging,… Read More

From Homelessness to Hopefulness

It’s been a year full of hope at Positive Tomorrows. Because of YOU, we have continued to provide a safe and supportive environment where students have the opportunity to reach their full potential, and families are supported in their paths out of homelessness. We’d like to introduce you to one of them. Ursula and her… Read More

A Note on Our Next Chapter

To our beloved friends, Fall is a time of transition. It’s one of the most fun times of the year at Positive Tomorrows. There are Halloween costumes made specifically for every child, precious pre-k students learn to cook homemade applesauce and the holidays are just around the corner. Soon, a shiny New Year will welcome… Read More

Health Care Makes Learning Possible

Many factors outside of school impact success in the classroom. Removing barriers like hunger, lack of basic necessities and access to medical care are all critical to ensuring a child can learn. Positive Tomorrows addresses them all. Positive Tomorrows collaborates with several community partners who provide medical, dental, mental health, optical and audiological care for students.… Read More

New Early Head Start class sets families up for success

Access to child care is is important to any new parent trying to balance it all. But for a family experiencing homelessness, it’s life changing. For the first time in our history, Positive Tomorrows is now able to serve infants and toddlers from birth to age 3 onsite. Launched in November, our Early Head Start… Read More

Native American Heritage Month

“I want our kids to understand the diversity of indigenous tribes and that they’re not one monolithic group of peoples,” Sarah Caputo, art & multimedia coordinator at Positive Tomorrows, said. Mrs. Sarah oversees a cultural and diversity curriculum that can be implemented in our classrooms and extracurricular activities throughout the school year. This November, we… Read More