APC Launches Exciting New Program for T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Alabama Graduates

APC Launches Exciting New Program for T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Alabama Graduates 1

The Alabama Partnership for Children (APC) launched a new retention incentive program for T.E.A.C.H associate and bachelor’s degree graduates. Through this opportunity, T.E.A.C.H. associate degree graduates are eligible to receive a $1,000 stipend every 6 months, and bachelor’s graduates are eligible for a $1,500 stipend every 6 months. In order to qualify, participants must meet […]

Grade-Level Reading Requirement in the Alabama Literacy Act

Grade-Level Reading Requirement in the Alabama Literacy Act 3

In an op-ed published May 21st, A+ Education Partnership President Mark Dixon wrote, “The bottom line is that children who cannot read on grade level by the fourth grade are unlikely to graduate.” Dixon wrote this in support of Alabama House Bill 388 — the Alabama Literacy Act — which would require that children not […]

Early Childhood Education Positions

Early Childhood Education Positions 4

  The Alabama Partnership for Children (APC), the state-level nonprofit agency focused on young children and their families, has multiple openings in exciting new programs to support high-quality child care and children’s early literacy. Entry-level as well as program coordinator positions are available. The positions are full-time, and minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in […]

APC Receives $600,000 Grant to Increase Access to Quality Child Care Statewide

APC Receives $600,000 Grant to Increase Access to Quality Child Care Statewide 5

  The Alabama Partnership for Children has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to increase access to quality early care and education programs statewide by educating parents, child care providers and the community about the benefits of regulated child care. The grant will support the Alabama Partnership for Children’s work of […]

New Federal Report Endorses National Help Me Grow Model Already Existing in Alabama

New Federal Report Endorses National Help Me Grow Model Already Existing in Alabama 6

  A new joint policy statement, released by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services, includes a recommendation for states to adopt a centralized intake, screening and referral process, specifically naming Help Me Grow® as an effective strategy, a national model from Connecticut Children’s Medical Center up and running in Alabama. The report, which encourages […]

Blueprint for Strong Families, School Readiness, and Prosperity Materials Released

Blueprint for Strong Families, School Readiness, and Prosperity Materials Released 7

  This 2018 election cycle is important, as all of our state’s administrative offices and up to one-third of our state legislature are up for election. From the Governor’s office down through many county and city officials, we want investments in young children and families to be a primary focus of those in leadership roles. […]

Alabama Project LAUNCH PDI and Summit Presentations and Handouts

Alabama Project LAUNCH PDI and Summit Presentations and Handouts 8

Alabama Project LAUNCH Professional Development Institute Strengthening Adult Capacities to Ensure Children’s Optimal Development May 3, 2016Presentations and Handouts Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Services Presenter:  Dallas Rabig, LPC Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (I/ECMHC), Alabama Project LAUNCH Presentation Sources After the ASQ (Ages and Stages Questionnaire): Tools for Parents and Providers Presenters: Katie Naman Help […]

Help Me Grow Services Expand to Families Statewide

Help Me Grow Services Expand to Families Statewide 9

Help Me Grow Alabama is partnering with 2-1-1 call centers statewide, allowing every Alabama family the opportunity to make confidential calls regarding their child’s developmental or behavioral concerns. The Alabama Partnership for Children became a licensed affiliate of the Help Me Grow National Network in 2011 to implement this proven model supporting children’s optimal development […]

Grantees Receive Grant Funds totaling $1,094,110

Grantees Receive Grant Funds totaling $1,094,110 10

The Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention/Children’s Trust Fund presented grant awards to eleven nonprofits in the 2nd Congressional District, representing $1,094,110 in grant funding. The agencies will use grant funds on evidence-based community programs committed to the prevention of child maltreatment. Grant recipients included: Aid to Inmate Mothers Alabama Parent Education Center […]