Partnering Programs

We are partnering with other programs to support the needs of our children.

Shape NC

Shape NC

SHAPE NC is a program sponsored by Orange County Partnership for Young Children and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation,  to address children obesity in Orange County and to promote healthy nutrition and physical activity in children. It is focused on day care centers, to guide them in changing policies, practices and environment to increase physical activity and healthy eating. SFFA is one of the few centers in NC chosen to participate in the first phase.

Since we began our participation in SHAPE NC we have revised the center nutrition policy and menus to assure healthy nutrition practices, started the redesigning of the playground to encorage children movement and physical activity, and offered nutrition and physical activities workshops to the staff and parents.

NC Pre-K


The North Carolina Prekindergarten Program is designed to provide high-quality educational experiences to enhance school readiness for eligible four-year-olds.



The Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care program is a research-tested intervention designed to enhance policies, practices, and environments in child Care Centers, by improving the nutritional quality and quantity of food served, as well as the quality of physical activities, among other things enhancing the Staff interaction, and/or action The goals are: Improve the Organizational -Self-assessment, the Continuing Education for Day Care Providers, the Skill Building Activities, and the Technical Assistance.  We are proud in Spanish for Fun Academy to be part of this project participating in this assessment frequently to assure we keep a healthy and active environment.