As parents look for last minute supplies and students pack up their backpacks to head back to school this week, we’re thinking about what educators, school staff, students, and families will be bringing to school this year as we work together to make sure school is safe, supportive, respectful, and engaging for everyone. In honor of the start of the school year, we created a Best Starts for Kids back to school packing list.
We are seeking proposals from organizations that have expertise in providing maternal child health and perinatal peer support direct services. Applications are due October 3, 2018 by 11:59pm.
We are seeking proposals from organizations that have experience providing prenatal education, prenatal support services, policy and health systems reform and advocacy. Applications are due October 3, 2018 at 11:59pm.
COO’s recent Power in Partnership event brought more than 75 community members together to strengthen relationships and learn from one another.
Part of our mission in Best Starts for Kids is to make the latest research in early learning science and brain development available and accessible to all parents and caregivers in our communities. That’s why we’re integrating Vroom throughout our prenatal to age 5 strategies, from home-visiting to developmental screening.
Congratulations to our recent awardees for Capacity Building for Prenatal to Five Home-Based and Community-Based Services! These partners will provide capacity-building supports to our Home-Based Services and Community-Based Parenting Supports partners.
We are now accepting applications for the Workforce Development: Training Provider and Systems Coordinator RFQ. Please note that we have extended the deadline for this RFQ — applications are now due September 27, 2018 by 11:59pm.
Best Starts for Kids is hiring two positions to support our Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices (TIRP) in the school environment strategy. These positions will primarily support evaluation for TIRP strategies and building an ongoing learning community of awardees.
We’re thrilled to announce nine awardees for the Parenting/Caregiver Education and Support funding opportunity! With a total investment of $1,400,000 over 2.5 years, these awards will support community organizations delivering community centered, relationship-based support through information and services provided to parents of children birth to age 5.
COO is actively seeking a qualified representative from a COO Geographic or Cultural Community partnership to join the COO Governance Group. Apply by August 31, 2018.