Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Thank you to all the early childhood educators who help every child in Maryland learn the foundational skills needed for success in school, career and life!

Registration is Closing Soon for Our School Readiness Symposium!

Ready At Five is hosting its Spring School Readiness Symposium, Supporting the Whole Child: Social and Emotional Learning, on May 17, 2018 at the BWI Airport Marriott. In partnership with Maryland State Department of Education Division of Early Childhood Development and support from our sponsor Kaplan, the symposium will feature Keynote Speaker Dr. Stephanie Jones, Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education. Workshops will follow after lunch. Registration Closes on May 3rd! Please click here to register.

Ready At Five Seeks New Executive Director

Ready At Five has a long history of high quality work helping to make Maryland's early childhood system more effective for all.  Join us in shaping the future of this dynamic organization because the Early Years Matter and School Readiness Matters!

Please click here for the job description for Ready At Five's Executive Director.

Families Lead the Way: Transforming Communities through Engagement Call for Proposals

Dear Early Childhood Partners,

The Maryland Family Engagement Coalition is seeking workshop presenters for the third Maryland Family Engagement Summit to be held on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in the BWI area. The Summit will be attended by educators, parent ambassadors, family service coordinators, Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC) members, and state and local policy makers. Proposals for the 2-hour breakout sessions should support the theme of cultivating and developing family leaders, and strategies for engaging families as leaders in schools, programs, and communities with an emphasis on moving from involvement to engagement. All proposals should take into consideration the particular strengths and needs of dual-language or non-English-speaking families and families of children with disabilities. Proposals should align with the Maryland Early Childhood Family Engagement Framework and should indicate which specific goals of the Framework it supports.

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