Program: Education

Parent Voices

Parent Voices is a project of The California Child Care Resource and Referral Network. Parent Voices is a partnership of parents throughout California that works to improve access to child care for all families in their communities. This grant provides project support over three years for Parent Voices to build on its decades-long leadership in… Continue Reading

Storytelling Math Initiative

Technical Education Research Centers (TERC) is an independent, research-based organization dedicated to engaging and inspiring all students through stimulating curricula and programs that develop curiosity, problem-solving skills, and expand opportunity. This grant supports TERC’s Storytelling Math Initiative, a partnership with book publishers Star Bright Books and Charlesbridge to develop, release, and promote trade storybooks for… Continue Reading

The Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes

Located at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) conducts academic research to inform policy supporting high-quality early education for all young children. The Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO) is a project of NIEER. Founded in 2012, CEELO is a technical assistance center designed to increase the… Continue Reading

Foothill-DeAnza Community Colleges Foundation

The Foothill-DeAnza Community Colleges Foundation was incorporated in 1997 as a public benefit corporation. It was organized to operate for the advancement of education, providing financial support to students. Founded in 2010, the Family Engagement Institute, a program of Foothill, provides family support and parent and adult education services to families in San Mateo and… Continue Reading

University of Chicago

Founded in 1890, the University of Chicago is home to 5,900 undergraduates, and 10,000 graduate and professional students in four divisions and six professional schools. The National Opinion Research Center, a partner for this project, is one of the oldest not-for-profit, academic research organizations in the United States. This grant, which aims to enhance preschool… Continue Reading

Teachers College, Columbia University

Teachers College, Columbia University is the first and largest graduate school of education in the United States. The College is committed to a vision of education that encompasses four core areas of expertise: health, education, leadership, and psychology. This grant aims to build a new cadre of leaders on early childhood education (ECE) policy through… Continue Reading

National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement (NAFSCE)

The National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement (NAFSCE) works to advance high-impact policies and practices of family, school, and community engagement to improve children’s learning and advance equity and opportunity. This grant supports NAFSCE’s plan to enhance its organizational infrastructure, offer networking opportunities to support and elevate the field, and advance evidence-based policies… Continue Reading

Reach Out and Read

Reach Out and Read (ROR) prepares young children to succeed in school by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together. The organization currently serves 4.5 million children, over half of whom are from low-income families. This grant supports ongoing implementation of ROR’s Early Math Initiative at current project sites in… Continue Reading

Development and Research in Early Mathematics Education (DREME)

Development and Research in Early Mathematics Education (DREME), situated within the Stanford Graduate School of Education, is a network of scholars and researchers from 12 universities across the country. DREME seeks to advance the field of early mathematics research and improve young children’s opportunities to develop math skills. This grant involves four research and development… Continue Reading