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Ohio Valley Voices Toddler and Preschool Programs has been awarded a 5-star Step Up to Quality rating for meeting quality standards established by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) and the Ohio Department of Education (ODE)!

Step Up to Quality is a 5-star tiered quality rating and improvement system created to recognize and promote early learning and development programs that meet quality standards over time and that are continuously above the health and safety licensing requirements set forth by the state.

"This 5-star rating is a symbol of the expertise, care, and dedication that our staff demonstrate to the children and families each and every day," said program director Carey Ratliff. "We are proud of our programs for attaining the highest rating that the Ohio Department of Education awards."

Student Spotlight

Meet Pia!

Pia was born with profound bilateral hearing loss that was diagnosed during a routine infant hearing screening. Pia's family had just moved to Ohio from Washington DC when Pia was diagnosed and they quickly enrolled Pia at OVV. Pia is now a bright eyed, happy 2 year old who loves to come to toddler school! Her favorite school activities are reading books, going for rides in the stroller, and playing with dolls.  She also loves Minnie Mouse!  Pia has made leaps and bounds of progress, and now uses her words to ask questions, make comments, and sing songs.   Pia's parents, Brittany and John, say, "Pia is so happy everyday walking into school. As two working parents our hearts are full knowing she is with her OVV friends and family." 


Early Bird tickets sales end 
September 21, 2018!

3rd Annual 
"L(OVV)E Amplified" Fashion Show
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 
Manor House in Mason, Ohio

Dont miss out on your chance to win tickets to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!!!

Join us! 
Fall Homecoming
September 29, 2018

Bounce house, face painting, water slides and more!

Please contact Carey Ratliff for additional information. 
Get Involved
Join the OVV Gala Committee! 
Interested in planning events? 
Join the 2019 OVV Gala Co mmittee!

Next Meeting: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 5:30pm.

Email Alex to RSVP.

Important Dates
  • Staff Retreat, no school- September 10
  • Parent Education Workshop- September 20
  • Staff Professional Development, no school for students- September 21
  • OVV Homecoming- September 29
  • Parent Education Workshop- October 18
  • End of 1st Quarter, no school for students- October 19
  • 3rd Annual LOVVE Amplified Fashion Show- October 24
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Grants Received

Wohlgemuth Herschede Foundation

Children who are D/HH and 
affected by drugs


John & Shirley Davies Foundation

Early Outreach Screening


 Dorothy Francis 
Charitable Trust

Family Center


Audiology Clinic


OVV is possible because of YOU!
Our Contact Information
Ohio Valley Voices
6642 Branch Hill-Guinea Pike
Loveland, OH 45140

Questions? Comments? Email Development: development@ohiovalleyvoices.org