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Early childhood expert to present in West Hawaii (Nov. 2)

MEDIA RELEASE Dr. Lisa S. Goldstein, a professor and director of teacher education at Santa Clara University in California, will be in Hawaii in early November to speak on “Leveraging the Common Core Standards to Support Young Children’s Learning.” An internationally recognized expert on teachers’ curricular and instructional decision-making in pre-kindergarten through third grade, Goldstein […]

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Early Childhood Conference focus on ‘Heart of Learning’

MEDIA RELEASE Positive relationships with significant adults are a strong determining factor in a child’s future success. This concept is the theme for the Sixth Annual Hawaii Island Early Childhood Conference, set for April 19-20 at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. The conference is open to anyone who works in or has an […]

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Kindergarten Readiness Workshop (Jan. 30)

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii families with children who will eligible to attend kindergarten in fall 2013 are invited to attend an open house 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Waimea Elementary School. If your keiki is now 4 years old and will be 5 years old by Dec. 31, 2013, he or she will be […]

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Governor sets early childhood development as state priority

Governor sets early childhood development as state priority

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie recently addressed a crowd of early childhood educators who convened for the Fifth Annual Hawaii Island Early Childhood Conference, ending his presentation with a promise that early childhood development will be a priority for the state. Close to 400 teachers, preschool directors, home-based family care providers, elementary school principals and […]

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Save the Date: Early Childhood Conference (April 27-28)

Save the Date: Early Childhood Conference (April 27-28)

MEDIA RELEASE “Creating a Community of Learners” is the theme for the Fifth Annual Hawaii Island Early Childhood Conference, set for Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on the Kohala Coast. The conference is open to anyone who works in or has an interest in the […]

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'Love Me? Buckle Me!' bus banners advocate safety

‘Love Me? Buckle Me!’ bus banners advocate safety

MEDIA RELEASE Each year, hundreds of young children nationwide – including children on the Island of Hawaii – are killed or injured in vehicle crashes. However, statistics show the correct use of car safety seats and seat belts is one of the best ways to keep keiki passengers safe and prevent serious injury if a […]

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Free car seat safety check in Kona (Oct. 1)

Free car seat safety check in Kona (Oct. 1)

MEDIA RELEASE Did you know that although many parents have car seats and booster seats for their children, 9 out of 10 seats are not properly installed? Each year, hundreds of young children nationwide – including children on the Island of Hawaii – are killed or injured in car crashes. National statistics conclude that accidental […]

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Car seat safety highlights Passenger Safety Week

Car seat safety highlights Passenger Safety Week

MEDIA RELEASE Each year, hundreds of young children nationwide – including children on the Island of Hawaii – are killed in car crashes. And many more are injured enough to require medical care. National statistics conclude that accidental injuries, especially those involving car crashes, pose the greatest threat to the lives of young children. Statistics […]

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Register now for annual Early Childhood Conference

Register now for annual Early Childhood Conference

MEDIA RELEASE Registration is now open for the Hawaii Island Early Childhood Conference, scheduled for Friday, April 8, and Saturday, April 9, at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Dr. Susan B. Neuman, a professor with the University of Michigan and a researcher on projects that work to change the odds for children, is […]

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Autism expert offers workshops in West Hawaii (Dec. 10-11)

Autism expert offers workshops in West Hawaii (Dec. 10-11)

MEDIA RELEASE Two half-day workshops on autism, presented by a national expert, are slated for Friday, Dec. 10 and Saturday, Dec. 11 on the Kohala Coast. Entitled “Autism Spectrum Disorders: Complex but Manageable,” the workshops will be given by Dr. Margaret L. Bauman, a pediatric neurologist and research investigator. Both workshops are 9 a.m.-noon at […]

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Community resources band together to take Baby STEPS

Community resources band together to take Baby STEPS

MEDIA RELEASE Starting this month, newborns on the Big Island will receive a special “welcome to the world” gift thanks to the generosity of a philanthropic organization, the time and energy of volunteers and the dedication of a team of early childhood educators. The Newborn Baskets project is one of several early childhood initiatives spearheaded […]

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'Project Compassion' to benefit baskets for newborns

‘Project Compassion’ to benefit baskets for newborns

MEDIA RELEASE Kona’s ‘Project Compassion’ to serve up Denny’s dinners to support newborn baskets for Big Island babies 6,000 babies … and counting. That’s how many Hawaii Island infants have received an absolutely free newborn basket within 24 hours of birth at a Big Island hospital over the past 5 years. The newborn baskets, part […]

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