About Ready, Set, Read
Foundations of literacy begin at birth. Research shows that the first years of life are among the prime years for the brain to absorb new information most easily. It also shows that the fundamental steps in acquiring language play a critical role in a child’s development of literacy skills and ability to read.
By the Numbers 2015
- 3 Elementary schools in Monticello School District
- 3 Universal Pre-K’s in Sullivan County
- 459 Parents reached
- 1,830 Booklets sent home
- 64% Parents completed the program
- Preparation for parenthood is a vital portion of the educational plan for all children.
- There is a direct relationship between the confidence a parent feels and their performance as a parent.
- Parents’ confidence and competence can be influenced in positive and helpful ways.
- Parents should develop positive parenting skills to teach children self-control or to manage their behavior.
For information, visit EPIC at www.epicforchildren.org or contact Jane Sorensen, EPIC Program Coordinator, MCSD Elementary Schools at email@example.com , or call (845) 794-8830 or (845) 807-6332, or Melissa Rennie, EPIC Program Coordinator for Robert J. Kaiser Middle School, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (845) 796-3098, ext. 20960.
- Become a Child Care Provider! Take the online Child Day Care Orientation.
- Nana’s House Child Care Center, Inc. in Rock Hill, New York has decided to assist the Sullivan County Child Care Council, Inc., with a financial contribution from a portion of the proceeds received from the Rock Hill Circus event on July 17th 2015! The first show is at 10:00am. Children 3 years old and under are FREE! 195 Lake Louis Marie Drive, Rock Hill NY 12775, 845.794.3826
- A Closer Look at the New Day Care Center and School-Age Regulations Click on the link to watch the 4/30/15 Videoconference
- New York Works for Children (NYWFC) is the State’s integrated professional development system for the early childhood and school age workforce. Created as an initiative of the Early Childhood Advisory Council’s Workforce Development work group in 2010, NYWFC consists of interrelated programs working to build and sustain an effective, committed early childhood and school age workforce.
- Aspire The Aspire workforce registry is an integral piece of New York Works for Children. Teachers, directors, family child care providers and trainers can use this new online system to help them keep track of their employment history, education, ongoing professional development, and contributions to the field. Learn more or join/log in to Aspire.