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When parents and teachers team up, everyone wins!

Tuesday - November 13, 2018

Research has shown that the best predictor of student success is the extent to which families are involved in their child’s education. In fact, not only does the child benefit, but the entire class...

Survey Says!!

Friday - September 21, 2018

By: Ayaan Forstall

A unified early education system from birth to 8 is essential for pre-K transition into primary school. Partners Advancing Childhood Education (PACE) uses a parent engagement...

Georgia Office of Student Achievement Grants

Wednesday - September 19, 2018

There may be money available for your organization!


The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA) strives to increase student achievement, school completion, and life opportunities for...

Are All the Children Well?

Monday - April 2, 2018

Of the nearly 1.3 million children living in our 13-county region, close to half a million live in communities with low or very low child well-being.  United Way of Greater Atlanta is focusing on...

2017 Advancing Family Engagement Conference

Wednesday - March 15, 2017

by Kaila Davis

Atlanta’s unpredictable weather and relentless morning traffic didn’t stand a chance against the passionate attendees of the Advancing Family Engagement Conference hosted by United...

Fostering Family Leaders

Tuesday - February 7, 2017

Facilitated this past summer, Fostering Family Leaders is one of United Way of Greater Atlanta’s newest initiatives, a program in which the organization educates existing agencies on how to build...

Fostering Family Leaders - The New Era of PACE Leadership

Tuesday - September 20, 2016

By: Kaila Davis & Magda Perez

United Way of Greater Atlanta’s PACE program hosted its first Fostering Family Leaders Training of Trainers Workshop on September 13th and 14th at Brookhaven’s Latin...

What do children really need to be successful???

Tuesday - July 19, 2016

What do children really need to be successful???

Many times as early learning professionals and/or parents, we ask ourselves, what do children really need to be successful?  Am I doing enough to ensure a child will reach those benchmarks...

Family Enrichment Center group visits Dauset Trails Nature Center

Thursday - June 23, 2016

by Sherri Ellington

 

The Butts County School System Family Enrichment Center kicked off the summer playgroup season with a trip to Dauset Trails Nature Center on June 2. Eight children, their...

Georgia Dips to No. 42 nationally on child well being

Wednesday - June 22, 2016

Georgia Dips to No. 42 nationally on child well being

by Rose French
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia continues to have a high percentage of children in living in poverty and parents who lack secure employment, according to new report.

The...

Little Children, Big Challenges - Sesame Workshop

Wednesday - December 30, 2015

Little Children, Big Challenges - Sesame Workshop

Little Children, Big Challenges  -  Sesame Workshop

 

Young children face new challenges at every age and stage—that's why it's so important to help them build the skills they need to become...

Building a Solid Foundation

Tuesday - December 1, 2015

Building a Solid Foundation

Building a Solid Foundation

Approaches common in early childhood education can also benefit those in grades K-3

 

By Sara Mead 

 

In debates about education, early childhood often comes...

Study shows economic impact of Georgia’s early childcare and education

Thursday - October 8, 2015

Study shows economic impact of Georgia’s early childcare and education

by Rose French
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The early childcare and education industry in Georgia generates $4.7 billion in economic activity annually while creating more than 67,000 jobs...

PACE Awarded Grant from US Department of Education

Thursday - February 6, 2014

PACE Awarded Grant from US Department of Education

 

We are excited to announce that the  United Way of Greater Atlanta / PACE Initiative was awarded the Investing in Innovation (i3) grant from...