Category Archives: Advocacy

The sixth annual Georgia Pre-K Week is scheduled for October 3 -7, 2016.  This week long celebration of Georgia’s Pre-K Program and other quality early childhood education centers is designed to engage lawmakers and civic leaders in visiting classrooms in their communities to build public awareness for early learning from birth to third grade.  Voices… Read more »

post by: Justin Wiggins

Join over 170 already trained SFG trainers to help more professionals understand how to Strengthen Families! Strengthening Families Georgia (SFG) will be offering a 2-day Training of Trainers on May 24-25 and repeated on July 14-15, 2016 at the Mercer University Regional Academic Center in McDonough. Applications are due May 2nd. Upon successful completion of… Read more »

post by: Jason Jacobs

I’ve met two kinds of professionals in Early Childhood Education – those who know of and are inspired by Bev Bos, and those who’ve never heard of her.  It seems difficult to find anyone who’s encountered Bev in some way and, still, walked away unchanged.  Bev passed away on February 4, 2016, but her impact… Read more »

post by: Jason Jacobs

Every quarter, we publish and mail the ECE BULLETIN! to early learning programs throughout our region.  We’ve also made a downloadable version available on our site. This quarter’s highlights include: Economic impact of ECE study highlights Quality Rated news and spotlight Georgia Pre-K study results Summer Food Service Program information Training opportunities

post by: Jason Jacobs

According to the recently published summary, Economic Impact of the Early Care and Education Industry in Georgia, child care holds a very important part in the state’s economy.  Among the many facts and figures presented, the following stand out: “…the early care and education industry generated $4.7 billion dollars of economic activity in the state… Read more »

post by: Jason Jacobs