Archive for July, 2013

Principals – Leading for Early Success

In a recently published paper, The National Governor’s Association (NGA) posits, based on decades of research, that two of the most important factors determining positive educational outcomes are effective school leadership and access to high-quality early education. Research shows that school principals impact student and teacher performance. Additionally, research shows that high-quality education from pre-kindergarten […]

Full Steam Ahead for ECSI

The Region 10 Early Childhood Summer Institute (ECSI) starts tomorrow and we are packing up and heading out today to get everything setup and ready! We have OVER 600 participants registered for this annual event and we hope that includes you!! The event is being held this year in Frisco on the Preston Ridge Campus […]

Children of Incarcerated Parents

Approximately 2 million children under the age of 18 have a parent that is incarcerated. Studies show that these children face many unique challenges. In addition to having a parent that is incarcerated, these children are more likely face other adverse childhood experiences, such witnessing violence in their community, experiencing violence in their household, and/or […]

Fabulous Fun on the Fourth!

Have lots of fun and please stay safe this Fourth of July! Make sure that children are always carefully supervised around fireworks!! Even though some people think that sparklers are fun for kids, they are extremely hot and children are easily burned by them. In a typical year, over half of the firework related burns […]