Education

We believe learning begins at birth and that every child is entitled to a nurturing environment and a high-quality education that prepares them for success.

Success Stories

We're offering resources to children's first teachers, parents and caregivers, to help them prepare their children for lifelong success and making sure those children have the necessary skills and experiences to enter college or a career after graduation.

READY TO LEARN

As a caregiver for six, Lorna Parks knows the importance of preparing children for success before they step foot inside a classroom.

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CONTROLLED CHAOS

What keeps parents with six children sane? Bib to Backpack.

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PREPARING THE FUTURE

What does firefighting have to do with high school? At Cody High School, it's just one more day in the classroom.

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STRATEGIES

Developmental Screenings

We connect parents and caregivers to the Ages and Stages Questionnaire, a vetted tool that assesses a child’s development. Specialists send individual results and learning activities to help children who exhibit delays get back on track.

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Quality Childcare

We manage relationships between child care providers and rating specialists to increase the number of quality caregivers so parents have more affordable options.

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Literacy Kits

We implemented a successful outreach program between hospitals and new parents to encourage daily reading habits with their new babies.

 

Parent Networks

We fund and provide technical support to our Early Learning Communities, spaces where parents can join support groups, use lending libraries and take workshops at no cost

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College and Career Pathways

We convene schools, community members and business leaders to integrate work-based learning experiences and rigorous academics to put power behind students’ diplomas.

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YOU CAN HELP

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