School’s Out: Let’s Celebrate Learning and Reading All Summer

Summer has arrived and parents and caregivers have plans for their children – attending day programs and overnight camps, spending time with family and friends, and more. Each of these experiences are learning opportunities and summer is an important time…

Be A 2023 Summer Learning Superhero

Summer is just around the corner and here at the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) we’re doing our part to help summer program providers be Summer Learning Superheroes.  Why the emphasis on summer learning? Summer programs are a vital…

Reading and Summer Go Together Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

Communities across our state celebrated both Summer Learning Week and Grade-Level Reading week in July. From block parties to book mobiles, NC Campaign for Grade-Level Reading communities have been busy ensuring that children have books of their own and are…

New Pathways Data Dashboard Video Tutorial Available

Click here to access a new 20-minute video tutorial on how to navigate the brand-new Pathways to Grade-Level Reading Data Dashboard.  The Pathways Data Dashboard supports a statewide effort to improve the collection, analysis and use of early childhood data…

New Resource: Early Childhood Data Dashboard

Raleigh, NC (June 29, 2020) – An interactive, online dashboard of early childhood data measures that influence third-grade reading was released today by the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF), as part of the Pathways to Grade-Level Reading (Pathways) initiative.…

What is the #PathwaysRipple Effect?

Toss a stone in a pond, and you get ever-expanding ripples. We want to learn from you — what is Pathways’ ripple effect? On October 18th, tweet using #PathwaysRipple to let us know how YOU have used Pathways in your…