Champions for Family Friendly Workplaces

Champions for early learning and family-friendly workplaces recently discussed their value to employers and employees with Brooke Randle of the Mountain Xpress. Here is what Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Kit Cramer; Jennifer Jordan, Director of Mom…

Last Call to Be Inspired!

We’re not April fooling you – there are just a few seats left for the Family Forward NC Summit on April 1.  Hear from employers and employees across NC about the power of the family friendly workplace to recruit and…

Request for Applications: Think Babies™ NC Community Partner Mini-Grants

The North Carolina Early Education Coalition is now accepting applications for 2019 Think Babies™ NC Community Partners Mini-Grants. Communities are invited to apply for mini-grants to support local activities to increase public awareness, policymaker support, advocacy, and action on behalf…

New NC Community of Practice Aims to Improve Early Educator Preparation

North Carolina has a new community of practice around educator preparation for improving early literacy. The North Carolina Early Learning and Literacy Impact Coalition, supported by SAS, The Belk Foundation, and the University System of North Carolina, convened for the…

Collaborative Action Manager Joins NC Early Childhood Foundation

Mary Mathew has joined the NC Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) as the new Collaborative Action Manager. In this role, Mathew will support the implementation and collective efforts of the Pathways to Grade-Level Reading and Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Initiatives.  For…

Think Babies™ NC Advocacy Day on April 9

The North Carolina Early Education Coalition is hosting a Think Babies™ NC legislative advocacy day on April 9, from 10 am to 1 pm, during the Week of the Young Child. Babies and toddlers, family members, early educators and early…