NC Early Childhood Data Advisory Council Meeting 2

The NC Early Childhood Data Advisory Council was formed to provide strategic direction and use its influence and decision-making authority to improve the quality and scope of early childhood data collection, and to support widespread analysis and use of early…

Children’s Social-Emotional Health Data Workgroup – Meeting 1

The data workgroup is recommending a measure or portfolio of measures to capture capture young children’s social-emotional health and development at the population level. At the first meeting, participants: Understood the goals and objectives of the workgroup Learned about the…

Child Development at Kindergarten Entry Data Workgroup – Meeting 4

The data workgroup is recommending a measure or set of measures to capture children’s development at kindergarten entry at the population level. At the last meeting, participants: Reviewed and synthesized work to date Reviewed Child Trends resource Discussed and made…

State Leaders Speak to Importance of Focusing on Early Childhood

State leaders at the North Carolina Education Cabinet meeting this week spoke to the importance of focusing attention and action on the first eight years.  Secretary of Health and Human Services Mandy Cohen updated the Cabinet on the Early Childhood…

New NC Teacher Recruitment Initiative Launches

TeachNC is a new teacher recruitment initiative that aims to elevate the teaching profession and fill critical vacancies. The initiative employs a media campaign and a web platform to support candidates aiming to become teachers in North Carolina. The initiative…

Child Development at Kindergarten Entry Data Workgroup – Meeting 3

The data workgroup is recommending a measure or set of measures to capture children’s development at kindergarten entry at the population level. At the third meeting, participants: Reviewed key themes from small group work in previous meeting Reviewed racial equity…

Child Development at Kindergarten Entry Data Workgroup – Meeting 2

The data workgroup is recommending a measure or set of measures to capture children’s development at kindergarten entry at the population level. At the second meeting, participants: Were reminded of the workgroup goals and process Refreshed their memory on the…