2023 Eggs and Issues: Prioritizing NC Funding & Education Pay

All eyes and ears were on education funding and teacher pay at the Public School Forum of North Carolina annual Eggs and Issues conference. The event was held in person at the McKimmon Center, on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, for…

Early Childhood Related NC Career Opportunities (Q1 2023)

In line with our mission to be collaborative partners that advance policies and build understanding around the intersectional issues impacting early childhood in North Carolina, we’re doing Q1 2023 seasonal roundup of early childhood related career opportunities. This blog will…

NCECF Supports 2023 Wake Up and Read Book Drive

Like many of our community partners and child advocates, we believe that literacy is a right and all children need access to high-quality books. As such, our team at the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation is collecting for WAKE Up…

Board Spotlight: Welcoming Nina Smith, New NCECF Board Member

At the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF), our board members play an integral role in the success of the organization by providing strategic direction, solid governance, financial accountability and oversight, and offering support and guidance to the staff. Our…

Looking for a Strategic Planner to Support our Work

The North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) is a ten-year-old organization dedicated to building a foundation of equitable opportunity and success for every child by the end of third grade. NCECF seeks a talented contractor to engage NCECF’s Board of…

What I’m Most Proud of in 2022, Looking Forward to in 2023

We began the year that was 2022 looking forward to hope, healing, and restoration. In many ways, our initiatives gave us hope by intentionally giving families and communities the opportunity to be heard. A couple of team members departed for…

Top Nine NCECF 2022 Blogs

Opportunities to support early childhood education. How NC leadership prioritizes family and child well-being. Overcoming learning loss, through fun summer learning. Talking to parents about their child care needs and seeking insights to find solutions. These were just some of…