It’s time for schools around the country to celebrate Every Kid Healthy™ Week. This special week gives educators an opportunity to showcase the contributions they’re making to students’ health and wellness.
Help us create a 100,000 - person movement to make all schools healthier by taking the Every Kid Healthy Pledge.
We want to hear how youth make a difference directly from the experts: young change makers like you.
Can you think of a time when you were eager to make a difference? How did you turn your passion into action? Share your advice with other youth and young adults who want to make a difference and are figuring out where to start.
Submit your photos or a poster that inspires others to take action for a chance to win $500!
Ready to Learn (RTL) is the federal program that has supported many of the educational television shows for young children that you may have seen on PBS (Word World, Super Why!, Peg+Cat, The New Electric Company, etc.). RTL also supports the creation of other educational media such as learning websites, games, and iPad apps. Our goal is to promote school readiness among young children, especially those from low income families, by using the power of mass media to reach into their homes and communities.
The Ready to Learn program seeks reviewers who can help us in Summer 2014 with an independent panel review of media products and in Fall/Winter 2014-15 with a possible new round of the Ready to Learn grant competition.
Reviewers may include media producers, researchers, PreK or early elementary teachers, researchers, academics, or others.
Those interested should send their resume (please no more than 5 pages) with up-to-date contact information to Readytolearn@ed.gov.
Ready to Learn Website: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/rtltv/index.html
Join MomsRising and the National Women’s Law Center for a Facebook chat on efforts to improve the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit so it can help more mothers and children with NWLC and MomsRising this Monday, April 14th. Please circulate the below description.
Want the lowdown on why the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit isn’t enough? Join MomsRising and NWLC for a Facebook chat on taxes and child care! Bring your questions; we’ll bring info to help families across the country make the most of filing their taxes and to decrease the burden of child care expenses.
Date: Monday, April 14th
Time: 11am PT / 2pm ET
Place: MomsRising facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MomsRising.org
Global Youth Service Day celebrates the millions of young people who improve their communities 365 days a year though service. GYSD is the world’s largest service event.
Apply to be an expert reviewer for the 2014 Early Head Start – Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnership grants! The EHS-CC Partnership is a new competitive federal grant opportunity to expand access to high-quality, comprehensive services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families.
Qualifications and Requirements
The application review process relies on qualified, non-federal reviewers who can critically evaluate applications. Applicants must have expertise in early childhood education, child development, family support services, or related fields. Familiarity with Early Head Start, center-based child care, or family child care is required.
Reviewers must commit to a minimum of four weeks (four one-week panels) in July and August 2014. They will be paid $350 per day while serving on a panel.
How to Apply
Apply online at www.acfgrantreviewer.com by Friday, April 11, 2014. Enter “EHS-CC-2014” for the reference code.
For more information, visit the Office of Head Start’s Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) at http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/hs/grants/ehs-ccp/reviewer.html.