Race to the Top - Local Early Childhood Software System Upgrade Grant
To assist school districts and/or Head Start programs in coordinating efforts related to the selection and implementation of software that enhances or upgrades current systems in place to meet and improve the data collection of early childhood information, and ensure that applicable staff is trained and assistance is provided to them throughout the grant period. These efforts are to improve local efficiencies as they transition towards reporting private protected early childhood child level data to MDE for improved understanding of children’s experiences prior to kindergarten in publicly funded settings.
AWARD TERM DATES
December 31, 2013 through November 30, 2015 and January 10, 2014 through November 30, 2015
Federal CFDA - 84.412A, Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge
Child Care Resource & Referral
Three Rivers Community Action,Inc.
Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.
Technology and Information Educational Services (TIES)
Avisia Whiteman, Early Learning Services
Gifted and Talented Youth Week
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed November 2-8, 2014, to be Gifted and Talented Youth Week in Minnesota. In addition to recognizing the unique potential of gifted and talented youth, seize the opportunity to laud the efforts of the parents, educators, counselors and psychologists with whom they work. Their sustained efforts, coupled with the organized advocacy of the Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented (MCGT) and the Minnesota Educators of Gifted and Talented (MEGT), help make our state one in which gifted learners are honored and valued.