To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow

To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburn Dear Friend of the Collaboration: This spring, we watched children squeal at worms and other critters burrowing in their child care’s garden compost. Together we celebrated new blooms and...

Goodbye and Congratulations to Heather Duncan!

Friends: I am writing today to share some big news from the Collaboration for Early Childhood. At the end of July 2021, our Director of Early Learning, Heather Duncan, will be transitioning out of her role with the Collaboration. We feel very fortunate to have had the...

Play is FUNdamental!

Children at play are highly motivated, developing physical, social, emotional and cognitive skills at the same time as they are expressing ideas, creativity, and learning concepts. That’s why play is an essential part of childhood. Make time for play. Parents...