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Upbring to Open Private Faith-Based Preschool in Austin

Austin, Texas – March 24, 2017 – Upbring announced that it will open a private, faith-based preschool at 3407 Red River Street in Austin. Upbring School of Arts and Sciences – Central Austin Campus is currently enrolling students for the fall 2017 semester.

Dr. Andrew Benscoter, vice president of education and innovation at Upbring, said the preschool is part of the agency’s strategic focus on creating brighter futures for all children through education.

“Our research shows that education is one of five key markers of every child’s wellbeing,” Benscoter said. “Upbring School of Arts and Sciences will provide a safe, inclusive place for children to tap into their talents, develop appropriate social skills and prepare to enter kindergarten ready to learn.”

Teachers at the new school will deliver a curriculum rooted in faith and driven by innovative teaching methods that integrate the latest technology-based tools. Parents can expect individual learning plans designed around their child’s needs, as well as family support services, such as parenting classes and job-placement resources.

About Upbring

Upbring is a leading Texas-based, faith-inspired nonprofit organization working to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. Upbring partners with federal, state and local government agencies, community groups, small businesses, large corporations and dedicated individuals to deliver services that produce measurable progress toward five key markers of every child’s well-being: safety, life skills, education, health and vocation. Upbring benefits nearly 30,000 families each year with its life-changing programs—including foster care, adoption, education, children’s centers and community services. While Upbring has evolved over more than 135 years of service, our organization remains firmly focused on delivering evidence-based programs and services that address the root causes of child abuse and neglect. For more information, please visit



Contact: Angela Nazworth, Vice President, Strategic Communications, Upbring
(512) 706-7571 | [email protected]

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