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Governor unveils early childhood action strategy

MEDIA RELEASE The state’s early childhood action strategy, “Taking Action for Hawaii’s Children,” has been released by Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Terry Lock, director of the Executive Office on Early Learning (EOEL). The strategy focuses on improving health, development, and learning experiences and outcomes of Hawaii’s youngest children, prenatal to age eight. “We have a […]

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Governor outlines school readiness program, budget needs

MEDIA RELEASE The State of Hawaii is committed to giving its keiki the best opportunity for school success and a strong early childhood education program is a proven way toward that, Gov. Neil Abercrombie affirmed at a press conference Wednesday at Seagull School’s Early Education Center. Through the Executive Office on Early Learning (EOEL), a […]

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Executive Office on Early Learning announces research-based standards

MEDIA RELEASE The Executive Office on Early Learning has released new research-based standards, which identify the expectations of knowledge and behavior for children from birth up through kindergarten entry. The Hawaii Early Learning and Development Standards (HELDS) will be used to support early childhood professionals in the development of their programs and provide guidance on […]

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Law addresses early childhood development

Law addresses early childhood development

MEDIA RELEASE A bill establishing the Executive Office of Early Learning (EOEL) was enacted Thursday by Gov. Neil Abercrombie. The measure, Senate Bill 2545, creates the EOEL with an appointed cabinet-level director who the governor named at the bill signing ceremony. Terry Lock, the current State Early Childhood Coordinator, will head the EOEL. “One of […]

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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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Administration committed to plan for early childhood education

Administration committed to plan for early childhood education

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has emphasized he will make a hard push for the administration’s early education priorities in the upcoming legislative session after receiving word that the state was not chosen as a recipient of the “Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge” grant competition. “I congratulate our Early Childhood Coordinator Terry […]

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State to pursue early learning grant competition

State to pursue early learning grant competition

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has alerted the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services that the state will be applying for the new ”Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge” grant competition. States planning to apply for the new federal funding opportunity by the Obama Administration were asked to submit their […]

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Moving forward on his plan to invest in young children, Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced Terry Lock as the Governor’s Early Childhood Coordinator. Lock has over 35 years of field experience in early childhood education and family and community work. She currently serves as Director of Community-Based Early Childhood Division of Kamehameha Schools.

Governor appoints Lock as Early Childhood Coordinator

Moving forward on his plan to invest in young children, Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced Terry Lock as the Governor’s Early Childhood Coordinator. Lock has over 35 years of field experience in early childhood education and family and community work. She currently serves as Director of Community-Based Early Childhood Division of Kamehameha Schools.

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