BRISTOL, CT -- On November 28, a $13,525 grant from The Broad View Fund at Main Street Community Foundation was awarded to support a collaborative exchange between Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, the Bristol Preschool Child Care Center, and the Talcott Center for Child Development. Together, they will be launching an innovative curriculum called Bristol=Resilient Children.
HARTFORD, CT -- In a letter to our new governor, Merrill Gay, Executive Director of the CT Early Childhood Alliance, urges support for Connecticut's children and families and support the Office of Early Childhood.
CONNECTICUT -- The Liberty Bank Foundation has approved $241,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations serving Liberty Bank’s market area and surrounding towns to support programs that will provide early childhood education, affordable housing, and basic human needs.
STAMFORD, CT -- The Stamford Public Education Foundation’s Summer Start program, housed at Stillmeadow Elementary School, runs a six-week preschool for students from low-income families who have had no formal academic schooling. I It’s made possible with $90,000 of funding provided by United Way of Western Connecticut, Legg Mason, and Impact Fairfield County, which provided $100,000 to be used over the course of two years.
MIDDLETOWN, CT -- Reach Out and Read has launched a new research study being conducted in Connecticut. Thanks to the generous support of The Grossman Family Foundation, and The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr/ U.S. Bank Foundation, the study, "Rx for Success: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Technology-Based Dialogic Reading Training Incorporated into the Reach Out and Read Program" started enrolling families in April of 2018.
Trust for Learning (the Trust) is pleased to announce a request for proposals (RFP) for projects that will build on its work of expanding highly developmental early childhood education, or Ideal Learning. The deadline for submissions is August 31, 2018.