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

20 hours ago
“We are dedicated to working together, across all sectors, to create a sustainable framework for leadership and action so that all children can succeed,” Sec. Ross at today’s executive team meeting for the AL Grade Level Reading Campaign #StrongStartStrongFinish
3 days ago
Gail Morgan of @NAESP, Sec. Jeana Ross of @AL_DECE, and Dr. Vic Wilson of @clasleaders present awards to the first-ever graduates of the Alabama Pre-K - 3rd Grade Leadership Academy. They are now credentialed in P-3 leadership! #StrongStartStrongFinish https://t.co/siRi92vf08 AL_DECE photo
3 days ago
“Alabama is #1 - we’re #1 in the nation for what we’re doing in early childhood education from pre-K through 3rd grade! You are changing the history of public education in this state, and in the country.” @clasleaders @NAESP #StrongStartStrongFinish
3 days ago
“Congratulations! You’ve blazed the trail. And now you’ve got to advocate. You’ve got to talk to your peers. We’ve got to share the importance of why this matters,” Dr. Wilson to the inaugural cohort of the P-3 Leadership Academy @clasleaders @NAESP #StrongStartStrongFinish
3 days ago
The Governor’s Education Policy Advisor takes questions from the inaugural cohort of the P-3 Leadership Academy. Thank you for supporting our school leaders and our youngest learners! @clasleaders @NAESP #StrongStartStrongFinish https://t.co/eNTnfFtSxo AL_DECE photo
3 days ago
The Alabama Pre-K - 3 Leadership Academy is the first collaborative initiative of its kind in the country. Today, we’re celebrating our inaugural cohort of school leaders who just completed this national pilot program! @clasleaders @NAESP #StrongStartStrongFinish https://t.co/43Z1VSQQBH AL_DECE photo