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 firstname.lastname@example.org , or call (845) 794-8830 or (845) 807-6332, or Melissa Rennie, EPIC Program Coordinator for Robert J. Kaiser Middle School, at email@example.com 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. will host a Summer of Fun Carnival, August 5th-8th, 2015 at 16 Frontier Drive, Rock Hill NY 12775. A portion of the proceeds from Wednesday, August 5th from 4 pm – 11 pm, will be donated to the Sullivan County Child Care Council, Inc! Click here to purchase tickets!
- Attention parents & families choosing a quality early care & education program: Check out QUALITYstarsNY’s newly released brochure for help finding and promoting quality early learning experiences for your child!
- A Closer Look at the New Day Care Center and School-Age Regulations Click on the link to watch the 4/30/15 video conference
- New online nutrition training available
- Call the Council to schedule on-site technical assistance and receive training credit for a topic of your choice
- 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.