We imagine an Oregon where every child is prepared for success in school and in life.
Move research to action by promoting cost-effective public and private investments in our youngest children pre-birth through third grade.
Support Ready for School's campaign to provide every eligible child the opportunity to attend Oregon Head Start Pre-K and Early Head Start.
Best Practices in Early Childhood
Advise lawmakers, government agencies, philanthropic organizations and others on best practices in the field of early childhood development.
Linking Early Education with K-12
Demonstrate how early childhood programs and elementary schools working together can close the achievement gap. At the heart of this work is a 10-year demonstration project designed to influence policy and practice at all levels.