We were very pleased to see our state and very own Office of Early Childhood highlighted in this week's newsletter of The Baby Monitor, Zero to Three, Policy and Advocacy News (November 18, 2021), and thought others would be interested
There is strength in numbers and with hundreds of parents, childcare professionals, legislators, local leaders, and advocates attending the launch of Childcare for Connecticut's Future on November 3, 2021, we now know the power of the people involved in the
Back in the day children were meant to be seen but never heard, and they were instructed to never speak unless spoken to. Wow, have times changed! It's fairly common knowledge among professionals in the early childhood field how rapidly
On October 20, 2021 the Collective welcomed Jules Calabro, LCSW the Network of Care Manager for Western Connecticut from Beacon Hills Options. During the workshop Jules talked about Connecticut’s work to transform the children’s behavioral health system within our state.
On September 29, 2021 the Collective was very pleased to welcome Vito Borello, Executive Director of the National Association for Family, School, and Community, along with his colleagues Reyna Hernandez, Senior Director of Research and Policy and Bianca Scott, NAFSCE
Make Way for Books is an app that has hundreds of books and family-friendly early literacy activities for FREE! The Make Way for Books App is a two-generation, early literacy, and early education resource. All of the educational content on the
On Wednesday August 25, 2021 the Collective welcomed Jim Boucher, Chief Strategy Officer for Capital Workforce Partners, to discuss how our local collaboratives can connect on a local level with the business sector by learning about all of the programs
We have seen, on a regular sustained basis, the very best that our country has to offer, which is loving families and children; and the very worst, a systems that has been designed to help some flourish, and others fail.
Here is a wonderful example of how another state is working toward raising parent and family voice. We hope you read through their efforts and gain insights and ideas as it can inform the work we are doing here in
Governor Ned Lamont today announced the launch of Connecticut Summer at the Museum – a new state program created in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that allows Connecticut children to receive free admission at more than 90 museums across Connecticut during