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Now Hiring: Director of Communications

CI-logo-for-newsThe 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.

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New Report: Building Blocks

Building-Blocks-Fall2014-coverOur 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.

The Way to Beat Poverty

0914COVER-master495-v2From 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."

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Early Years to Early Grades Summit

imageedit 6 5871973205The 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.

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Now Hiring: Lundquist Health Fellow

CI-logo-for-newsOregon 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.

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