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A Collaboration that works Wednesday Journal / oakpark.com Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 12:44 PM Opinion: Editorials Our Views It is often said, usually just before nothing is done, that the best investment our society can make in its future is in early ch...

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Partnering with Parents supports children prenatal to three years old in Oak Park and River Forest through home visiting and group activities that help parents grow as their child’s first teacher, meet other parents and get connected to other needed ser...

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We were thrilled to see so many people at the Baby Fair on April 16, 2016. The Baby Fair was sponsored by the Oak Park Public Library and co-sponsored by the Collaboration. Here is a list of organizations who attended, with links to additional resources f...

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UPDATE FROM THE COLLABORATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD DURING COVID-19 Updated 4/13/20 Dear friends, The hearts and minds of the Collaboration team are with the network of families, providers, teachers and children that we serve, and all that we are doing as a...

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At their February 13, 2017, meeting, the Collaboration for Early Childhood’s board of directors heard a presentation from Oak Park Elementary School District 97 board of education members regarding the two upcoming referenda. The K-8 school district has...

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Thanks to all of our partners who helped make our first Parenting Resource Program a success! Over 25 organizations were present at the fair and more than a dozen donated a raffle prize for families to win. Organizations that participated are listed below...

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The Collaboration for Early Childhood has been selected to be one of four partner communities for Erikson Institute’s Early Development Instrument (EDI). This exciting opportunity brings together policy and program representatives from District 97, ...

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