Minus 9 to 5 is making finding information about Kindergarten Registration easier across the region. In coordination with our local school divisions, we are getting the word out to families about what they need to register their children for Kindergarten. Check out our Kindergarten Registration page for more details. You can also download a flyer and a registration checklist to share with friends or other organizations who can spread the word!
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Minus 9 to 5’s Healthy Homes, Healthy Children working group led the charge to convene 23 regional partners to develop a regional, unified infant safe sleep effort, Sleep Tight Hampton Roads. Click here to see EVMS’s coverage of the News Conference held on March 15.
Thank you to the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation for their work in learning more about the early childhood workforce in our state. Understanding the current workforce helps us to develop more streamlined and connected pathways for the future early childhood workforce pipeline. Minus 9 to 5’s Early Learning and Development Work Group is tackling this complex issue in our community. A qualified workforce is critical to the early care and education system. The whole report can be found on the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation website here. Find the Executive Summary here.
Minus 9 to 5 understands how challenging it is for child care providers to find local professional development and training opportunities. Good News! With the help of the Early Learning and Development Work Group, we have taken action. Check out our resources section for a comprehensive list of local opportunities with live links to the training organization’s website.