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New Mexico Early Learning Guidelines Dialogues
April 4, 2016
o ensure that our children continue their path of success in school and in life, the Early Learning Guidelines are being reviewed and updated. We want you to be part of this wonderful opportunity. Come and join us at the next ELG Dialogues with staff from CYFD Office of Child Development and PED Literacy and Early Childhood Bureau.
March Preschool FOCUS Newsletter
March 29, 2016
Wonderful things are happening for young children in Jal, New Mexico! Preschool teachers — DeAnna Ramos and Jamie Galindo with the support of Jal administrators—have built an impressive preschool program.
Investing in Communities and Our Children
March 16, 2016
With support from both the federal Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) and RTT-ELC grants, work is currently underway to partner with local community members to develop sustainable early childhood coalitions and provide training for early childhood leadership, high quality early learning and social-emotional informed practices.
New RTT–ELC Fact Sheets Released
March 15, 2016
We are pleased to anounce the release of four new fact sheets regarding our work through the Race To the Top - Early Learning Challenge grant to build a strong and alligned early learning system in New Mexico.
Pyramid Partnership Picks Up Pace!
September 1, 2015
Along with other Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grant work, the NM Pyramid Partnership is rolling full steam ahead with implementation. The Pyramid Partnership addresses the social and emotional development of young children and helps early childhood personnel address challenging behaviors. This includes using CSEFEL training curricula and a tiered support approach across early learning programs. The first round of preschool trainings were a success and we’ve been receiving great feedback! The Infant/Toddler Modules of the training will soon be rolled out so keep your eyes open for Save the Dates; the first part will be held in October with the second half scheduled for November.
Race to the Top hits its stride!
August 1, 2015
The image of racing to the top has always been a difficult one for me. Developing a system of high quality early learning for children birth to 5 and their families has never seemed like a competition that pits one state against another or one community against another. It is about making sure that all young children receive the developmental support and early learning opportunities they need so that they enter kindergarten ready for success.
Working Together for New Mexico's Children
July 1, 2015
This month Early Learning New Mexico is bringing you updates on two of the Race to the Top projects from our partners at the Public Education Department (PED). We are highlighting the Kindergarten Observation Tool and FOCUS: Essential Elements of Quality for PED Preschool Programs (PreK, IDEA 619 and Title I).