The conference will be Thursday, January 4 through Friday, January 5, 2019 in Mobile, Alabama. Registration will close on November 30, 2018.

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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 for the 2018-2019 school year is now closed.

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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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Alabama is #1 thanks to you! Our teachers, administrators, school and state leaders are what make Alabama First Class Pre-K the nation’s strongest, highest quality program 🥇

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Guess which state is the only one that comes close to having all elements of a strong pre-k program?

That’s right - Alabama! 🎉

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Highlight | "It's all about a smart start," @JefffColeman of the @ALSRA Pre-K Task Force. 2 new #PreK4AL classrooms will be added to the Coleman Center for Early Learning and Family Enrichment @TROYUDothan!

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Today | Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Dr. Don Jeffrey, Comm. Brandon Shoupe, Sen. Gerald Dial and @JefffColeman at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Coleman Center of Early Learning and Family Enrichment at @TROYUDothan

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Thanks @JefffColeman of @ALSRA Pre-K Task Force for your continued support of Alabama First Class Pre-K!

The new Coleman Center for Early Learning and Family Enrichment at @TROYUDothan will help meet the area’s growing need for quality early childhood education.

#PreK4AL https://t.co/p51z21Lsi1
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Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Coleman Hall at the Dothan Campus! #TROYUspirit https://t.co/saKLNaD58j

How does Alabama maintain the nation’s highest quality early learning and care program? By investing in our educators and providers!

This week alone we’re providing professional development for pre-k teachers, new home visitors, and child care coaches.

#PreK4AL #ECEWins https://t.co/jqdhoyJjcw
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