NCECF Welcomes Peggy Wang and Dr. Jennifer Vu to the Board of Directors

Raleigh, NC (July 22, 2019) – The North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) announces the election of two new members to its Board of Directors – Peggy Wang, the Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)’s Private Company Services, and Dr. Jennifer Vu,…

Summer Learning Week was a Big Hit!

Governor Cooper proclaimed July 8-13 as Summer Learning Week in North Carolina, highlighting the importance summer plays in children’s school achievement and calling on communities to champion summer learning. In the summer, students from low-income families can lose academic gains…

The End of an Era? No Way!

A few weeks back our award-winning First 2000 Days campaign was updated with a new look including the most up to date facts and figures. The educational and engagement tools are simple and compelling and will hold the attention of…

Congratulate NCECF Board Members for their Leadership Across NC!

Several of North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) board members have recently been recognized for their contributions in meaningful work and for being appointed to leadership positions across the state. Patti Gillenwater, Vice-Chair of NCECF, has been appointed Board Chair…

Work. Love. Play

If you missed NCECF’s Family Forward NC Summit on April 1, you’ll be inspired by our video about the day.  One hundred forty employers from across the state came together at RTI International to consider opportunities to create and expand…

Ready. Set. Go. Summer Learning Week is Just Around the Corner!

July 8-13 is Summer Learning week this year. Summer is an important time for children to keep learning as students can lose academic gains made during the school year. Research shows that summer learning loss can accumulate each year and…

2018 Impact Report Celebrates NCECF’s First Five Years

The NC Early Childhood Foundation’s 2018 Impact Report is hot off the press. This year we have chronicled and celebrated not only 2018, but our first five years in business. Since 2013, in collaboration with many of you, NCECF has:…

NC Senate Proposes 2019-21 Budget

The NC Senate has released their budget recommendations for the 2019-2021 biennium. The proposal comes after the Governor released spending priorities in March and the House released their proposal in early May. See a side-by-side comparison of early childhood provisions…