Monthly Archives: January 2019

Ivey Touts Importance of Early Childhood Education (January 4, 2019)

Ivey touts importance of early childhood education Nearly 3,000 early childhood education professionals began convening in Mobile Thursday morning for the annual Alabama Early Childhood Education Conference, with Governor Kay Ivey kicking off two days of training sessions at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center. Speaking to the assembled teachers, administrators and providers from Alabama’s

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Annual Early Childhood Education Conference Being Held in Mobile (January 4, 2019)

Annual early childhood education conference being held in Mobile by WPMI Web Staff Friday, January 4th 2019 (image: WPMI) Annual early childhood education conference being held in Mobile MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — Thousands of early childhood educators are in Mobile for their annual conference. They’ll focus on training and continuing education for grades Pre-K through 3rd

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Governor Ivey to Visit Huffman Academy, Promoting Children’s Literacy (January 4, 2019)

Governor Ivey to visit Huffman Academy, promoting children literacy Posted by: Tanna Friday Posted date: January 04, 2019 From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — As part of the Governor’s efforts to promote children’s literacy throughout the inaugural festivities, Governor Kay Ivey will be visiting First Class Pre-K classrooms across the state starting next week.

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Governor Ivey Speaks at Early Childhood Education Conference in Mobile (January 3, 2019)

Governor Ivey speaks at Early Childhood Education Conference in Mobile MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Nearly 3,000 educators are in Mobile for the Alabama Early Childhood Education Conference. The Early Childhood Education Conference is for anyone who educationally serves children and their families from birth through the third grade. The conference consists of two days of speakers

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Ivey Touts Alabama’s Nationally-Recognized Pre-K Program at Conference (January 3, 2019)

Ivey touts Alabama’s nationally-recognized Pre-K program at conference Updated Jan 3; Posted Jan 3 Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey speaks during the annual early childhood education conference on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at the Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center in Mobile, Ala. Approximately 3,000 early childhood professional attended the two-day conference. (John Sharp/jsharp@al.com). (John Sharp)

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Jeana Ross Explains why Alabama’s Early Childhood Education is the Envy of the Nation (January 3, 2019)

Jeana Ross explains why Alabama’s early childhood education is the envy of the nation Kicking off the 2019 Alabama Early Childhood Education Conference in Mobile on Thursday, Department of Early Childhood Education Secretary Jeana Ross spoke about the evolution of early childhood education in the Yellowhammer State, saying that “we’re getting closer to our goal of comprehensive early education.” Leading

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Gov. Kay Ivey to Speak at Alabama Early Childhood Education Conference (January 2, 2019)

Gov. Kay Ivey to speak at Alabama Early Childhood Education Conference Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday will speak during the opening session of the Alabama Early Childhood Education Conference in Mobile. The conference is focused on the continuum of early learning and care from birth-to-eight (pre-K through third grade.) The theme for the event

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New Study Shows Long-Term Benefits of First Class Pre-K (December 27, 2018)

New study shows long-term benefits of First Class Pre-K December 27, 2018January 2, 2019 Share this post? FacebookGoogle+TwitterPinterest By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News New research shows Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program benefits students over the long term with no signs of “fade out” over time. In a recently-completed study, students who attended First Class

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Study: Benefits for Alabama’s First Class Pre-K Students Do Not “Fade Out” Over Time (December 27, 2018)

Study: Benefits for Alabama’s First Class Pre-K students do not ‘fade out’ over time An exciting new study has shown that students who participate in Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program are more likely to be proficient in math and reading. Researchers also found that their work indicated “no evidence of fade out of the benefits

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Gov. Ivey Holds Summit for Leaders in Early Childhood Education (November 14, 2018)

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – Gov. Kay Ivey hosted an Early Childhood Education Leadership Summit on Wednesday night at the Capital City Club. A number of stakeholders, including superintendents and elected officials, attended the event to hear from a number of speakers on the impact of Alabama’s early education program. Attendees were shown a video produced

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