Teacups and Lollipops deadline is August 31st.
Text4baby is an app for new mothers
Union County Christmas Parade is set for November 19th. Make plans for this years event.
Pathways to Grade Level Reading is a new initiative to support children's success in school.
Included in May's Newsletter:
Teacups and Lollipops - moved to September 9th
Early Childhood Education Student Graduates with Honors
NC PRE-K Updates and Registration
Education Stars - Summer Pilot Program
Smart Start Resource Center (SSRC) -Updates and New Staffers
Alliance for Children is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 NC Pre-K school year. NC Pre-K is designed to support 4-year old children academically, behaviorally and socially to prepare them for success in school and beyond. Register for NC Pre-K or call Suzanne Walters at 704.226.1407 for more information.
A recent report shows North Carolina's NC Pre-K is once again rated among the highest in the nation. It is one of only six state programs to meet all 10 NIEER (National Institute of Early Education Research) quality preschool benchmarks. Read more
Thank you to Christmas Parade Sponsors/ Bundle up baby this winter/ NC Pre-K registration/ Link your HT Card to Alliance for Children
Alliance for Children board of directors proudly announces Linda Smith as the new Executive Director. Linda brings over 30 years experience in education and nonprofit work. Through her leadership with JobReady Partnership and its New Century Scholars Program, Linda has collaborated with local organizations and businesses providing educational opportunities to students who might not otherwise choose a college education.
“This is my home of 36 years and I have invested most of my career energy into providing for our children. I can’t think of a better place to continue serving than with Alliance for Children. I look forward to working with our Board of Directors, staff and other organizations in the community to create bright futures for young children.” – Linda Smith.