New Program Strengthens Professional Development for Early Educators in the NRV.

ABCs is making great strides in bringing an early educator income supplement program to full-time licensed childcare centers' teachers in Giles and Pulaski Counties.

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In Brief: The Science Behind Early Childhood Development

This video from the InBrief series addresses basic concepts of early childhood development, established over decades of neuroscience and behavioral research, which help illustrate why child development—particularly from birth to five years—is a foundation for a prosperous and sustainable society.


In the Rush to Improve Early Education, Don't Forget About Teachers - Quality early-childhood education demands a well-trained workforce

By Michele Miller-Cox

September 21, 2018

Click here to read the article in Ed Week which makes the case for the need to support early childhood educators by using a variety of strategies including income supplements for teachers engaged in higher education and professional development.  (See ABCs Teacher Stipend program.)

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