Easter Maynard: Stronger Kids and Families Make a Stronger NC

We need to strengthen families to build a strong community. It all starts with smart infant and toddler programs and services. By participating in the Think Babies NC campaign, private and public organizations are working to create healthy beginnings for…

Local Alignment across Early Learning Sectors Supported by State Partners

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) gives school districts and early learning leaders throughout the state the opportunity to collaborate across systems to improve outcomes for North Carolina’s children. Local teams are aligning their strategic vision and planning, supported by…

Summer Counts: A Guide to Support Summer Learning Through Book Giving

Does your organization provide books to children in your community? Are you considering a book giving strategy to support children’s summer learning? Then our new guide, Summer Counts: A Guide to Support Summer Learning Through Book Giving, can help! NCECF…

Have you Registered for the Think Babies Webinar Yet?

Register for NCECF’s first Think Babies webinar on Thursday, February 28th to learn where our state is on specific state-level policies that can support young children’s physical health, developmental screening, and social-emotional health. Special guests will include Rob Thompson and…

We’re Looking for a New Executive Director!

Are you a relentlessly optimistic nonprofit leader who believes we can accomplish more together than any one of us can on our own? The North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation is looking for a new Executive Director. Over the past 5+…

Best Practices in Book Giving Programs Webinar

February 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Does your organization provide books to children in your community? Are you considering a book giving strategy to support children’s summer learning? Our new guide – Summer Counts: A Guide to Support…

Join NCECF for a series of webinars to Think Babies! 

Good health, high-quality early care and education, and supports for families are critical for babies’ and toddlers’ positive outcomes. In February, March and April webinars, the Think Babies coalition will give overviews of the policy landscape at the state level…