- Published: September 29, 2014
The Director of Communications is a visionary leader, architect, and implementer of the organization's communications strategy and operations. The Director will help the Children's Institute catalyze statewide efforts in building a birth-through-third-grade, early learning practice-to-policy continuum focused on kindergarten readiness and third-grade success.
- Published: September 23, 2014
Our newest report, Building Blocks, looks at how two Oregon school districts, Pendleton and David Douglas, passed bonds that included financing for high-quality early learning facilities. A key finding of the report is that early learning sells.
- Published: September 17, 2014
From a New York Times article on the importance of a child's early years: "We had been trying to help people in Zimbabwe and Cambodia, and now we found ourselves helpless to assist one of our daughter’s best friends. Jessica reminded us that the greatest inequality in America is not in wealth but the even greater gap of opportunity."
- Published: September 10, 2014
The Early Learning Divsion would like to invite early learning service providers and K-12 educators to participate in the upcoming Early Years to Early Grades Summit, which will take place on November 6, 2014 at the Airport Sheraton in Portland.
- Published: September 05, 2014
Oregon is undertaking significant health care transformation and the Children's Institute would like to seize this opportunity to ensure strong linkages between health and early learning. We are currently seeking a Lundquist Health Fellow to join our team.