Collaborating Across State Agencies to Benefit Families in New Jersey
Tonya Coston is the Executive Director of the Division of Early Childhood Services at the New Jersey Department of Education. Host Dr. Sherri Killins Stewart asks Tonya about how she collaborates across agencies and departments to involve other state leaders in the mission of increasing equity in early childhood systems for children and families in New Jersey.
Tonya Coston es la directora ejecutiva de la división de servicios de la primera infancia en el Departamento de Educación de Nueva Jersey. Este es un resumen de su entrevista con la Doctora Sherri Killins Stewart de nuestro episodio en inglés. Aprendemos del trayecto de Tonya, cómo siempre mantiene su prioridad en las familias que sirven en su departamento.
Child Welfare and Early Childhood: Cross-Systems Collaboration to Improve Outcomes for Young Children and their Families Webinar Series Report
Report May 26, 2023
This report summarizes the webinar series Child Welfare and Early Childhood: Cross-Systems Collaboration to Improve Outcomes for Young Children and Their Families. The five webinars were held monthly from January through May 2022 and were facilitated by Dr. Cynthia L. Tate, of BUILD.
Incorporating Home-Based Educator Wellness in Equitable Early Childhood Systems
Video May 2, 2023
In this session, Shayla Collins (UW Center for Child & Family Well-Being), Dr. Rena Hallam (Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood), and Dr. Laura Lessard (Childcare Wellbeing Initiative) shared Shining the Light on You, their innovative wellness program designed for family child care educators, and Pilar Torres (L.U.N.A.) discussed ways to embed HBCC wellness support into ECE systems for educators whose primary language is Spanish.
Story of the Granny Midwives
Video April 24, 2023
This video about the original midwives, is a reminder of the the systematic eradication of Black midwives, as well as the hope and promise of the work Black midwives and doulas are reclaiming.