Keeping the glass half-full: Yoncalla’s parenting education series puts parents first
Thursday, May 19, 2016
This year’s parenting education series in Yoncalla simply feels different. Although Erin Helgren, Early Works site liaison for Yoncalla, has facilitated the evidenced-based parenting education series in Yoncalla for many years, she says she has "never seen a group of parents and caregivers quite so excited about coming to class."
Helgren first facilitated the series through the North Douglas Relief Nursery, and is now doing so as a staff member of...
Partnership strengthens preschool in Yoncalla
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
It’s late morning on a sunny Wednesday in Yoncalla, Oregon and 14 preschoolers are gathered on a colorful alphabet rug. Most are cross-legged, but several are wiggling, struggling to contain their excitement. All eyes are on Jill Cunningham, the Yoncalla library’s branch manager, who has come to visit their classroom at Yoncalla Elementary. They are singing This Old Man together, complete with hand motions.
“What rhymes with three?”...