Registration is Now Open for Think Babies Advocacy Academies

The North Carolina Early Education Coalition is hosting three free trainings in North Carolina for early childhood advocates to learn how to work with policymakers on issues that support infants, toddlers, their educators, and their families. These one-day trainings will…

Meet Family Forward NC Advisory Council’s Newest Members

Leaders from home improvement company Lowe’s and the Women’s Business Center of North Carolina will join a group of prominent business and community representatives and health experts that will help create a guide to inspire employers to incorporate more family-friendly…

Get Ready: September is Attendance Awareness Month

Let’s Talk About Why Attendance Everyday Counts! Download Our New Toolkit Most children miss a few days of school each year without long-term consequences. However, when they are chronically absent, defined nationally and in North Carolina as missing 10 percent…

Infants and Toddlers in NC to Benefit from New Projects

The Division of Child Development and Early Education announced five new projects focused on infants and toddlers. The projects are part of the North Carolina’s first phase to meet new federal requirements that states spend at least 3 percent of…

Summer Learning Day was a Big Hit in NC!

From reports we’ve received, National Summer Learning Day 2018 in North Carolina was a big hit on July 12.  Thanks to the Governor’s proclamation and community efforts, more families are hearing the message about the importance of their children learning…