Online pre-registration applications for the 2019-2020 school year may be submitted beginning January 15, 2019

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Click here to read about Professional Development for First Class Pre-K or First Teacher Home Visiting...

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The First Class Pre-K grant application is now open for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Click the link below to access the 2018-19 New Grantee Training Presentation.

New Grantee Training

 

STARTING AT ZERO: Reimagining Education in America

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Highlight | Though half or more of children arrived in First Class Pre-K below developmental expectations, nearly all were meeting or exceeding expectations by the end of the year.

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Today | Secretary of Early Childhood Education, Jeana Ross, presents to members of the House Ways and Means Education Committee about DECE programs serving Alabama’s children, from birth to age 19, and their families.

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Today | @first5alabama is actively working to increase the availability of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health providers statewide, which is expanding access to services for the entire birth-5 population in Alabama.

#StrongStartStrongFinish #ECEWins #HomeVisitingWorks https://t.co/omMHX0MQr9
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Recap | Established in 2018, the goal of the Family Engagement Project is for coaches and early learning and care programs, such as licensed child cares, to work in collaboration to create individualized plans designed to increase family awareness and community partnerships.

Today | “When you meet the needs and interests of families first, all children benefit.” Our brand new Family Engagement Team shares their project progress and process to regional directors.

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