Webinars (7)

Every interaction counts: Bringing back a thriving culture through early talk

Recorded: Apr 27, 2022

Join ELC of Orange County and ELC of Sarasota County as they share their data and stories on how they’ve increased teacher confidence, competence, and CLASS scores while improving quality assessment outcomes despite the challenges of the past two years.   

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What the Texas Rising Star QRIS can tell us about quality child care interactions

Recorded: Sep 15, 2021

In Texas, the most recent review of the early childhood QRIS called for a greater emphasis to be placed on caregiver-child interactions. How is Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas using LENA Grow to help child care providers increase quality adult-child interactions?

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Mitigating the Academic and Social Impacts of COVID-19 in Child Care

Recorded: Jun 3, 2020

COVID-19 recommendations have changed the way child care providers are able to interact with children and support their early academic and social development. How can we continue to adapt while creating a positive learning environment?

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Blog Posts (24)

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Coaching for impact in Sarasota County

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An organization in Florida saw some amazing results in their very first LENA Grow classrooms. They want those results to have a positive impact on the whole community.

Survey results: How COVID-19 is impacting child care providers

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Our team surveyed hundreds of people working with young children – including teachers, family child care providers, and center directors — to better understand how they have and will continue to adapt to protect the wellbeing of their children and staff during the coronavirus outbreak.

Articles (3)

Birmingham Invests $1 Million in Early Childhood Education. What It Means

Ryan MichaelsOct 25, 2022

The City of Birmingham has made its largest investment ever in early childhood education, with a $1 million investment in Birmingham Talks, an initiative that provides curriculum, innovative technology, and personalized coaching to help build language skills in preschool-aged children.