The award-winning documentary film, “Starting at Zero: Reimagining Education in America,” focuses on Alabama’s nationally-recognized First Class Pre-K program and highlights state leaders, including Governor Ivey, who continue to strongly support the expansion of and prioritize investment in high quality early learning and care programs.
The documentary was filmed at locations throughout Alabama in 2017-2019 and prominently features First Class Pre-K and First Teacher Home Visiting educators, Department staff, and business and community stakeholders.
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🎉It’s the last day of Week of the Young Child and today we are celebrating #FamilyFriday. Parents and families are children’s first teacher. Engaging families at home as well as school families support our youngest learners.
📌Harmony School receives funding for new early learning program:
“Since implementing the P3 program into their pre-K class three years ago, testing scores have improved as well as other areas, including behavior."
Week of the Young Child #TastyTuesday and #WorkTogetherWednesday combined as these children at Head Start learn about nutrition and planting gardens. Working together to make a classroom vegetable garden! What a fun way to learn!🥕🍅🥦
🎨 Today is #ArtsyThursday as Week of the Young Child continues! Art activities encourage creativity and imagination while social and fine muscle skills are developed. What masterpiece will you create today?
🧑🍳It's #TastyTuesday of the Week of the Young Child! Including children in everyday tasks like cooking helps to connect math with literacy skills and science. It also encourages healthy habits! What is your favorite snack to prepare together?