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Week of the Young Child

This week is the Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This week was created in 1971 in order to focus the public’s attention to the early … Continue reading

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The Importance of Early Childhood Education

I had a great opportunity last week to attend the PNC Grow Up Great Advisory Council meeting. It’s hard to believe that PNC Grow Up Great is celebrating its 10th anniversary of programming. I wanted to share with you some … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Grow Up Great

Today I am attending the PNC Grow Up Great Advisory Council in Pittsburgh. In 2004, PNC adopted a corporate-wide program focusing resources on early childhood education to make a tremendous impact. Since then, PNC Grow Up Great has distributed more … Continue reading

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Bridging The Digital Divide

I was fortunate to attend Tuesday’s “Bridging the Digital Divide: A Forum on Using Technology in Early Childhood Education” sponsored by the RAND Corporation and PNC Grow Up Great. This was an excellent opportunity to hear from education experts and … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Week of the Young Child

Last week I had the honor of attending PNC Grow Up Great’s tenth anniversary in Chicago. This week marks the Week of the Young Child.  Both of these events focus public attention on the needs of our children under 5 … Continue reading

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What’s the ROI on Early Childhood Education?

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” ~ Nelson Mandela. Did you know that at risk children who don’t receive a quality early education are: 25% more likely to drop out of school … Continue reading

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