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

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The Grant Application for the 2018-2019 is closed.

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DECE Twitter Feed

2 days ago
Research | High quality early learning experiences benefit children far beyond kindergarten and even into adulthood. #PreK4AL #StrongStartStrongFinish https://t.co/07ih7H31SW
6 days ago
What does this mean for our children? For one, it means that every single First Class Pre-K program in the state has highly qualified, specialized early childhood teachers in the classroom. #StateofPreschool #PreK4AL #ECEWins https://t.co/2cfPUmYaQp
6 days ago
We wouldn’t be #1 in the nation if we didn’t have the nation’s best pre-K family. We know the power of First Class Pre-K is you - our educators. Thank you for all that you do for our children! #StateofPreschool #PreK4AL https://t.co/ZSi7Q5Dcuh
1 week ago
It’s called First Class Pre-K for a reason! Alabama is 1 of only 3 states in the nation to meet all benchmarks for quality standards. Want to learn more? Check out our state profile in @PreschoolToday #StateofPreschool 2017 annual report: https://t.co/BsUKHwqt8V https://t.co/e0lz4UneMr AL_DECE photo
1 week ago
Thank you @GovernorKayIvey for your consistent commitment to quality! Alabama demonstrates what can be accomplished when leadership maintains high-quality preschool as a priority over the long term. #StateofPreschool #PreK4AL https://t.co/ed0gAFwtEg
1 week ago
For the 12th year in a row, Alabama leads the nation in quality! We are committed to ensuring Alabama’s children have access to the highest quality early learning experiences - without compromise. #StateofPreschool #PreK4AL https://t.co/LClu0H2MY3