2016-2017 Impact Report
2016-2017 Program Results
We believe in improving access to quality childcare, so we invested $2.8 million in AFFORDABLE CHILD CARE.
652 children received access to high quality child care through subsidies (vouchers) and 457 children enrolled in the NC Pre-Kindergarten program.
We believe access to high quality child care can change a child's life, so we invested over $1 million in ADVANCING CHILD HEALTH & IMPROVING CHILD CARE QUALITY.
383 early educators in 55 programs received Child Care Health Consultation services to improve health & safety practices, including support of children with special health care needs.
125 staff from 26 child care programs received classroom coaching through the SUNSHINE Project, which reduces preschool expulsion.
66 child care programs received grants through the Sustaining Facility Quality Initiative, which helps providers uphold high quality care; 98% of programs successfully maintained their star rating.
49 child care facilities in WNC, 17 in Buncombe County, improved physical activity and nutrition practices through Shape NC.
We believe in providing tools for parents and in encouraging early literacy, so we invested over $170,000 in SUPPORTING FAMILIES.
100% of families who participated in The Incredible Years Parenting Education Program reported more confidence in their parenting abilities and stronger relationships with their children.
16 Asheville Adventure Play Pop-Ups- free, hands-on, child-directed play events- were held with over 1,600 children and adults participating.
400 children received a free book every month through Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, supporting the creation of home libraries.
290 children attended Play & Learn Groups; 70% of parent participants reported their children were better able to participate in group activities and get along with others.
We believe young children deserve highly educated and well paid teachers, so we invested $400,000 in PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
618 educators attended 71 workshops through Child Care Resource & Referral; 100% reported learning new skills.
140 early educators earning less than $17 per hour and teaching 2,839 children received salary supplements through the WAGE$ Project.
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.
- Click here to download Buncombe 2015-2016 PBIS Report
- Click here to download the NC 2015-2016 PBIS Report
- Report: 15 years of Buncombe PBIS Results