On November 13, 2019 Bridgeport Prospers hosted the first Cradle to Career Regional Conference in Connecticut. The conference was a huge success! Jennifer Blatz, President and CEO of StriveTogether made the keynote address. StriveTogether is a national movement with a clear
By Barbara Vita — On Thursday November 7, 2019 I was asked to present at the Westbrook Early Childhood Forum held at Daisy Ingraham School in Westbrook. The forum was shaped through the hard work and diligent efforts of Alyssa Lindquist,
On Saturday November 2, 2019 the Connecticut After School Network held its Annual After School Fall Conference. The theme this year was Everyday Heroes: Empower, Engage, Enrich. The day started with Deputy Director Cheryl Sharp of the Connecticut Commission on Human
By Barbara Vita — The Wethersfield Early Childhood Collaborative (WECC) held its annual meeting and dinner at the Pitkin Community Center in Wethersfield on October 29, 2019. Family and Early Childhood Coordinator Kimberly Bobin should be very proud of all the
By Barbara Vita — I was honored to attend the Northeast Early Childhood Council’s (NECC) Community Children’s Champion Recognition Dinner, which took place at Putnam High School on October 24, 2019. The NECC serves Brooklyn, Killingly, Plainfield, Putnam, Sterling, and Thompson. It was
By Barbara Vita — Our very own Joe Ferraiolo (pictured), facilitator of East Haven’s Adult Learning Center (and the Liaison for the School Readiness Council) On September 26, 2019, Joe and his students marched from the New Haven Adult Education building to
By Barbara Vita — The Room was filled at Enfield KITE’s 2019 Annual Meeting held at Asnuntuck Community College. It was a gathering of partners, providers, volunteers, funders, and town officials all joining together to celebrate the good-works that KITE has accomplished!