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PDG Needs Assessment Update

by Amy Mart, Implementation Consultant, Buffett Early Childhood Institute Written for the Preschool Development Grant eNewsletter – July 2019 The PDG Needs Assessment will provide an in-depth and comprehensive view the systems that serve Nebraska’s children birth through 5. The

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ReadyRosie

by Marti Beard, Nebraska Children and Families Foundation written for the Preschool Development Grant eNewsletter – July 2019 ReadyRosie is an evidence-informed and research-based family engagement and early learning resource. All content is based on a foundation of research that has proven to have

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All Our Kin

by Shannon Cotsoradis, Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative written for the Preschool Development Grant eNewsletter – July 2019 The Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative is excited to pilot a model established by All Our Kin, a nonprofit organization based in New Haven,

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Getting Ready: Engaging Families in Early Childhood Programs

by Lisa Knoche and Amanda Prokasky for the Preschool Development Grant eNewsletter – July 2019 What is Getting Ready? Getting Ready is an evidence-based intervention developed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln aimed at enhancing the school readiness of young children

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A handy guide to this year’s Community Giving Days

Spring has sprung, the school year is drawing to a close – and our local Community Giving Days are back! This year, Omaha Gives! takes place on May 22 and Give to Lincoln Day is May 30. Community giving events like these are amazing

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Perfect Pour 2019: A toast to the 1940s

Not even the cold wind or the threat of rain could keep attendees away from this year’s Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail Competition! The fourth-annual event, which took place on Saturday, March 9, invited partygoers to transport back in time to

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Metro youth explore alternative career paths at Non-Traditional Career Fair

For many young people, a four-year college degree is out of reach due to family obligations or financial restrictions. With that in mind, a collaborative group of service providers in Douglas, Sarpy, and Pottawattamie Counties came together to host a

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