Help Me Grow (HMG) connects families to health and state developmental resources so children (birth to age eight) can start school healthy and ready to succeed.

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The Grant Application for the 2018-2019 is closed.

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1 week ago
Mallory Carpenter, Kindergarten teacher at Coffee County’s Zion Chapel, represents Alabama @NAEYC Professional Learning Institute! Mallory is sharing info about Coffee County’s successful implementation of a birth-to-3rd grade assessment system. #PreK4AL #NAEYCInst https://t.co/524J9oYvME AL_DECE photo
2 weeks ago
Today | Our staff are eager to participate in the @CEELOorg annual conference, meeting with Dr. Kyle Snow @NAEYC and Dr. Rolf Grafwallner. Quality early childhood education is a policy that we know works, and one that Alabama knows how to do well! #Lead4ECE #ECEWins #PreK4AL https://t.co/1bH7e7Ldke AL_DECE photo
2 weeks ago
Classroom Spotlight | @MPSAL teachers get hands-on professional development with @Alabama_Reading strategies. Excited to see our students learn and grow this summer in the #ASAP pilot summer reading program! 📒✏️ @AlabamaDeptofEd @GovernorKayIvey #ALPartnersinEducation https://t.co/MacgB4EO6A AL_DECE photo
2 weeks ago
Learning | @MPSAL administrators and @Alabama_Reading coaches with #ASAP participate in professional development for the PALS assessment (Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening). The fun - and learning - are just getting started! 📚 #ALPartnersinEducation https://t.co/UIbhneotyq AL_DECE photo
2 weeks ago
Live | #ASAP summer reading program will impact almost 1,000 @MPSAL students from First Class Pre-K through rising 4th graders. This wouldn’t be possible without the support and collaborative efforts of @GovernorKayIvey @Alabama_Reading @AlabamaDeptofEd #ALPartnersinEducation https://t.co/nQOTe3nfmq AL_DECE photo
2 weeks ago
Live | “We know that the most critical years of brain development occur during a child’s early years,” says Sec. Ross. This foundation is built in early childhood. @MPSAL @Alabama_Reading @AlabamaDeptofEd @GovernorKayIvey #ALPartnersinEducation #StrongStartStrongFinish https://t.co/oqZe7mHC5W AL_DECE photo