Sep. 21, 2021 3:25 pm
Training the trainer for success
The first cohort of 15 financial professionals recently graduated from the Reinvestment Fund's new Train the Trainer — a program that prepares them to serve as coaches to childcare providers seeking to strengthen their business operations.
Apr. 20, 2021 8:41 am
Opinion: Why aren’t we paying our early childhood educators what they deserve?
"It is time for Pennsylvania and Philadelphia to invest in teachers by increasing the per child rate provided to the organizations who are educating our young children," says guest columnist Kathy McHale.
Apr. 14, 2021 9:56 am
In Point Breeze, funding enables Diversified Community Services to move services ‘to the next level’
"We do two things really well — early childhood education and housing, so our focus now is on building on those services and figuring out how we can do things even better," says Otis Bullock.
Feb. 2, 2017 12:41 pm
This nonprofit has a knack for turning clients into employees
Twenty-five percent of home visitors with early childhood education nonprofit Parent-Child Home Program are former parents in the program. Pennsylvania chief Malkia Singleton Ofori-Agyekum shares some secrets.
Dec. 5, 2016 9:56 am
The Sixers awarded this leader of color for her work in education
Ami Patel Hopkins, the School District's kindergarten transition fellow, received the Sixers' Game Changer award during the team's Indian Heritage Night. Trust the process.
Apr. 22, 2016 9:54 am
A late Philadelphia scholar’s homeless youth project was just given life
The brainchild of the late Dr. Staci Perlman, Building Early Links for Learning aims to connect homeless youth to early education opportunities.
Mar. 14, 2016 2:32 pm
Meet the new, improved, $15 million-strong Fund for Quality
William Penn Foundation pumped triple its initial investment into the fund, which works with high-quality childcare providers.
Jan. 19, 2016 1:55 pm
Here’s how Reinvestment Fund supports high-quality childcare
The CDFI's education portfolio is one of its largest and longest standing, having lent over $350 million in facility financing to K-12 education over the past 20 years. But it goes beyond that.
Mar. 26, 2015 1:30 pm
Learning Through Play: DVAEYC Hosts Annual Early Childhood Conference
Conference highlights the importance of creativity, imagination and play in how children learn.