Oregon’s statewide early learning system balances state and local priorities through a framework which is based on a collective impact model. The state has developed three high level goals for the system, and local partners have leeway to design programs, collect their own data, and attend to their own local issues and needs. Host Karen Ponder delves into the details of this with Denise Swanson, the Early Learning Hub Manager in the Early Learning Division, and Kristi Collins, the Early Learning Hub Director in Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties which includes the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians.
El sistema de aprendizaje temprano en el estado de Oregon equilibra las prioridades estatales y locales a través de un marco basado en un modelo de impacto colectivo. El estado ha desarrollado tres metas de alto nivel para el sistema, y los socios locales tienen margen para diseñar programas, recopilar sus propios datos y atender sus propios problemas y necesidades locales. La anfitriona Karen Ponder profundiza en los detalles de este sistema con Denise Swanson, la Gerente de los Centros de Aprendizaje Temprano en la División de Aprendizaje Infantil de Oregón, y Kristi Collins, Directora del Centro de Aprendizaje Temprano en los condados de Linn, Benton y Lincoln, que incluye las tribus confederadas de indios Siletz.
Blog December 3, 2021
This spotlight highlights Latinx early childhood leader Pilar Torres. Pilar is co-founder and president of LUNA Latinas Unidas which provides advocacy and professional and business development services to Latina early childhood professionals.
Podcast December 3, 2021
First Things First, Arizona’s early childhood agency, has worked over time with the many Native American tribes in the state to develop a tribal consultation model that works for both sides. With the shared goal of supporting healthy development for young children and their families, they’ve found ways to balance the state government’s data and policy needs with protecting the privacy and power of sovereign tribal nations. Host Karen Ponder speaks with Councilwoman Carletta Tilousi, an elected member of the Havasupai tribal council, and Liz Barker Alvarez, chief policy advisor at First Things First.
Blog December 2, 2021
Home-based education leaders Ruth Kimble, DeCarla Burton, Martina Rocha, and Erma Jackson contributed to this second blog in the HBCC Voices from the Field Series.