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February 19, 2022

State leaders unveil early childhood plan

Agency directors, legislators and other leaders today joined Gov. Henry McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette at a State House press conference to unveil a comprehensive plan for strengthening South Carolina’s early childhood system and announced First Five SC, a new interactive website for families with young children. Author: The T&D Published: Feb. 19, 2022 […]

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Preschool Development Grant B-5 Updates

February 17, 2022

PDG Progress Notes: First Five SC Goes Live!

First5SC.org went live in December 2021 after beginning development in April, and was released during the plenary at From The Start: the SC Summit on Early Childhood, and launched to the public on February 17, 2022 during the presentation of the From The Start: South Carolina Birth-Five Plan. […]

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Preschool Development Grant B-5 Updates

December 22, 2021

PDG Progress Notes: Needs Assessment Round Two Findings

Needs assessment findings are intended to help facilitate collaboration so that stakeholders can explore where they are addressing/ meeting needs of parents and caregivers; identify additional areas of focus to better understand needs identified and begin the work of aligning current/future strategies with the state’s strategic plan. […]

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September 15, 2021

ECAC Council Briefs - September 2021

To achieve our shared vision of success for every child, the Early Childhood Advisory Council has spearheaded the development of a comprehensive plan for the state’s early childhood system. […]

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June 03, 2021

ECAC Council Briefs - June 2021

Year 2 of PDG is underway. One of the first activities is to survey families about their needs related to early care and education, health and wellbeing, and community/family support. Dr. Leigh D’Amico, ADKLFJLDJF (REM) is leading this work. The survey will be disseminated through a range of social platforms and through our early childhood partners including SC First Steps local partnerships and 4K, SC Department of Social Services, Head Start and others […]

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