Program Results

 2015-2016 Program Results

 INCREASING QUALITY

1080 children received vouchers for reduced-cost child care in 4 and 5 star centers

568 educators attended 54 workshops through Child Care Resource & Referral

68 child care programs participating in Sustaining Facility Quality received grants to maintain high quality

33 programs, 103 children and 116 staff provided with classroom coaching through Preschool Intervention/Inclusion (The SUNSHINE Project)

SUPPORTING AND ENGAGING FAMILIES

10 parents and 7 children participated in The Incredible Years Parenting education program

425 children were enrolled at 21 NC Pre-Kindergarten sites

7 Pop Up Adventure Playgrounds, free public celebrations of child-directed play with recycled materials, were held in Buncombe County

Parenting is Hard, a Photovoice Exhibit, displayed at 2 conferences and in 6 community locations

SUPPORTING TEACHERS

20 early childhood professionals participated in BPFC’s Leadership Institute

94% of teachers reported learning a new skill from a CCR&R Training

97 income eligible early educators earning less than $15 per hour received salary supplements through The WAGE$ Project; 21% completed college coursework

EXPANDING EARLY LITERACY

200 children received books monthly through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

284 children participated in Play & Learn Groups; 92% of parents reported reading daily with their children as a result

ADVANCING CHILD HEALTH

549 early educators received child care health consultation through 47 trainings; 53 programs received technical assistance

49 child care facilities in WNC, including 17 in Buncombe County, improved physical activity and nutrition practices with training and technical assistance from Shape NC

 2015-2016 Impact Report

 

Performance Based Incentive System (PBIS)

North Carolina Partnership for Children holds local partnerships accountable through the Performance Based Incentive System (PBIS). PBIS sets criteria that impacts children’s readiness to enter school healthy and ready to succeed, identifies standards for each of the 22 criteria and measures local partnerships’ progress towards meeting those standards.

Local Reports and Resources