Collaborative Action Manager Joins NC Early Childhood Foundation

Mary Mathew has joined the NC Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) as the new Collaborative Action Manager. In this role, Mathew will support the implementation and collective efforts of the Pathways to Grade-Level Reading and Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Initiatives.  For…

Webinar – Best Practices in Book Giving Programs

Does your organization provide books to children in your community? Are you considering a book giving strategy to support children’s summer learning? Our new guide, Summer Counts: A Guide to Support Summer Learning Through Book Giving, can help. NCECF worked…

Three North Carolinians Join National Council of Champions

Three community members in North Carolina from Moore, Wake and Mecklenburg counties have been recognized by the National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) for their exemplary work to support children’s early literacy. The CGLR has recognized 47 state and community…

NC Governor Roy Cooper Proclaims September 2018 Attendance Awareness Month

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed September 2018 to be Attendance Awareness Month. In the proclamation, Governor Cooper reminds us that regular school attendance is essential for grade-level reading, academic achievement, and graduation, by giving young students the reading…

Get Ready: September is Attendance Awareness Month

Let’s Talk About Why Attendance Everyday Counts! Download Our New Toolkit Most children miss a few days of school each year without long-term consequences. However, when they are chronically absent, defined nationally and in North Carolina as missing 10 percent…