Search Events

Loading Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Filter Results

Questions about
a meeting or training?

Contact Us

Past Events

February 2020

North Carolina State Consultant Meeting: Supporting Regional Coordination and Collaboration by Leveraging ESSA

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

State administrators and regional consultants who support local work on early learning came together at the Rural Center in Raleigh to:  Continue to build cross-sector relationships and act as resources to support local collaboration. Understand Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and other requirements and opportunities across programs. Support coordinated early learning systems at the local level. Understand how this local coordination/collaboration work connects with other state initiatives Understand each other’s roles and recognize opportunities to collaborate in order to achieve…

Find out more »

January 2020

Forsyth Promise Birth to Third Grade Action Network Quarterly Meeting

January 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

NCECF was invited to present on the Pathways to Grade-Level Reading three-year process and Measures of Success and Action Frameworks at the quarterly meeting of the Forsyth Promise's Birth to Third Grade Action Network. The presentation is available at right under Related Resources. About the Forsyth Promise: The Forsyth Promise is a diverse partnership that brings all of our community’s efforts and ideas together to: shine the light on what’s working well for kids, focus on common goals and outcomes, and align our…

Find out more »

Children’s Social-Emotional Health Data Workgroup–Meeting 4

January 15 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
NCECF Office, HQ Gateway, Raleigh, NC

The data workgroup is recommending a measure or portfolio of measures to capture capture young children’s social-emotional health and development at the population level. At the fourth meeting, workgroup members: Synthesized data workgroup progress to date Reviewed and discussed draft recommendations Reached consensus on recommendations

Find out more »

December 2019

Children’s Social-Emotional Health Data Workgroup-Meeting 3

December 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
NCECF Office, HQ Gateway, Raleigh, NC

The data workgroup is recommending a measure or portfolio of measures to capture capture young children’s social-emotional health and development at the population level. At the third meeting, workgroup members: Reviewed workgroup goals and previous meetings Learned about and discussed population-level survey, National Outcome Measure-Healthy and Ready to Learn Continued discussing and prioritizing proxy and screen/assessment measures in groups Began drafting recommendations

Find out more »

November 2019

2019 Pathways to Grade-Level Reading Stakeholder Meeting

November 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

One hundred Pathways Partners packed into a sold-out room at the offices of Blue Cross Blue Shield NC in Durham to think together about how to operationalize the Pathways to Grade-Level Reading Action Framework. Attendees, representing government agencies, nonprofit organizations, the private sector, foundations, and research institutions: Grounded the conversation in racial equity, learning from and engaging with families as genuine partners in systems change, and taking a cross-sector, birth-through-age-eight approach to early literacy. Heard updates on early childhood data…

Find out more »

NC Pathways to Grade-Level Reading 2019 Stakeholders Meeting

November 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

UPDATE: This meeting is full, and we are no longer accepting registrations. The 2019 Pathways stakeholder meeting will be held on Friday, November 22 from 9:30-2 at Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC. It’s been a busy year since we last got together, and we are eager to: Share Pathways' work this year, focused on early childhood data development Hear from all of you on your policy and practice work in the Pathways Action Framework areas and what you see on…

Find out more »

Developing or Improving MOUs: Head Start and Public Schools Statewide Meetings

November 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Public Schools of North Carolina, the Head Start State Collaboration Office and national partner EducationCounsel hosted two regional meetings for local Head Start grantees and school district personnel on how to develop or improve the MOUs between the two organizations that are required by the Head Start Act and the Every Student Succeeds Act. In Shelby on 11/19 (at Cleveland County Schools) and in Wilson in 11/20 (at Wilson Community College), attendees: Participated in a team-building exercise Learned about…

Find out more »

October 2019

Early Childhood Caucus Meeting

October 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

A newly formed Early Childhood Caucus at the NC General Assembly met this week to learn about young children in North Carolina from early childhood experts. Muffy Grant, NCECF's Executive Director, shared polling data with the Caucus showing broad bipartisan support among NC voters for investing in early childhood programs and services.  Other presenters included: Whitney Tucker, NC Child, who shared NC data on young children and a brief overview of the NC Pathways to Grade-Level Reading initiative Dan Tetreault…

Find out more »

Children’s Social-Emotional Health Data Workgroup-Meeting 2

October 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Hill Learning Center, Durham, NC

The data workgroup is recommending a measure or portfolio of measures to capture capture young children’s social-emotional health and development at the population level. At the second meeting, workgroup members: Participated in a racial equity workshop to develop a shared framework for understanding structural racism and connect the equity frame explicitly to the goals of the workgroup. Reviewed learnings from Child Trends Memo. Considered potential tools/measures in three areas: 1) Screens/assessments, 2) Proxy measures, and 3) Population-level surveys.  Learned more…

Find out more »

September 2019

NC Early Childhood Data Advisory Council Meeting 2

September 25, 2019 @ 12:00 am

The NC Early Childhood Data Advisory Council was formed to provide strategic direction and use its influence and decision-making authority to improve the quality and scope of early childhood data collection, and to support widespread analysis and use of early childhood data by policymakers and other decision-makers. At the second meeting, the Council members heard updates on early childhood data work in North Carolina, including the Pathways to Grade-Level Reading Initiative, the Early Childhood Action Plan, the Preschool Development Grant,…

Find out more »
+ Export Events