The Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. is pleased to inform you that the 2017-2018 School Readiness (SR) and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) contracts are now available on the Provider Portal There have been changes to both the SR and VPK contracts, so please be sure to read the contracts thoroughly. Contracts will be processed on a first come, first serve basis, based upon the date they are submitted in the portal. Incomplete applications will not be processed. However you will be notified if additional documents need to be submitted. The application process may take several weeks, so we encourage you to submit your application and supporting documents as early as possible. This year we will…
New endowment supports Oregon Hillel’s annual Welcome Shabbat
University of Oregon alumna Helen Sherman Cohen has made a donation to Oregon Hillel in the form of a new fund that will allow Hillel to continue its long tradition of serving UO’s Jewish students. The Aaron and Helen Sherman Cohen Fund was established at the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation and will support Oregon Hillel’s annual Welcome Shabbat at UO. Each year more than 100 students attend the Welcome Shabbat at Oregon Hillel on the Friday prior to classes as a way to reconnect with old friends, connect with the Jewish student community and celebrate Shabbat for the first time in the academic year. Oregon Hillel Executive Director Andy Gitelson says that endowments such as this help to ensure that Hillel will have the resources that are so critical to providing programs and…
How to donate prom outfits or get one for free
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. -- It’s time for a lot of students to plan for prom. But many can’t afford to go to prom. In some cases, kids can’t go because of the costly expense of a dress or tuxedo. Dresses can range anywhere from $100 to $800, depending on where you get it and what kind it is. That's why the Johnson County Public Library or JCPL is once again taking part in “Project Prom.”
How Everything We Know About Early Childhood Has Changed Since Head Start Was Founded
Fifty years of research — and “Sesame Street” — have changed our understanding of how to best help disadvantaged kids.