Registration Open for Think Babies NC Think Tank and Celebration

Are you passionate about babies and their families? Do you want to make an impact on programs and policies to support our state’s youngest children? Are you committed to working on infant-toddler issues? Then come take a seat at the…

We’re Hiring! HR Consultant Needed for Family Forward NC

As part of our Family Forward NC initiative, the NC Early Childhood Foundation is hiring an HR consultant. The consultant will support a learning community to assist NC employers motivated to identify and add industry-appropriate, family friendly benefits to their…

Local Early Childhood Professionals Provide Input on Systems Building

Community agencies in nine sites across North Carolina convened early childhood professionals in the fall of 2019 to discuss and provide input on improving the state’s early childhood systems. Participating sites were asked to provide feedback on one or more…

Families Share Insights to Inform Early Childhood Systems Improvements

NCECF recently asked families across the state about their experiences raising young children, parent education resource needs and preferences, family engagement and leadership, and fostering social and emotional health in young children. Highlights from the findings are below: Experiences raising…

Upcoming Podcast from Harvard Center on the Developing Child

NCECF recently shared some infographics and short videos from the Harvard Center on the Developing Child as quick and easy explanations of child development, trauma, and social-emotional health and learning.  Below is some information about an upcoming podcast from the…

North Carolina DHHS Seeks Deputy Director of Engagement

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is looking for a Deputy Director of Engagement to serve on Medicaid’s leadership team to execute a cohesive engagement strategy for NC Medicaid. This role will build lasting and meaningful relationships…

B-3 Interagency Council Talks Data

What would it look like if North Carolina had data to track how children engage in early education, participate in public schools and progress on to college and/or a career? Several state agencies and data experts are working together to…