Entries by GetReadyGuilford

We’re Hiring! Integrated Data Systems Project Manager for Get Ready Guilford Initiative (GRGI)

Please learn about this role by reviewing the description below or click here to see the PDF. Ready for School, Ready for Life (Ready Ready) is seeking a high-energy, relationship-oriented Integrated Data Systems (IDS) Project Manager to lead cutting-edge work as we build an innovative and connected early childhood system in Guilford County, NC. The […]

Ready Ready September Update

You’ve asked and we’re delivering. Each month, we’ll post an update about the work of Ready Ready. The update is focused on the Get Ready Guilford Initiative (the work funded by The Duke Endowment and Blue Meridian Partners) and our other key priorities that are critical to the system building work. Here’s what’s been happening […]

The Get Ready Guilford Initiative Strategy Announcement

Read about the Get Ready Guilford Initiative Strategy On behalf of Ready for School, Ready for Life’s Board of Directors and staff, we are pleased to announce that through our collective efforts and our partnership with The Duke Endowment, Guilford County has been selected for a multi-year investment from Blue Meridian Partners to pilot and […]

13 Local Early Childhood Programs to Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement Cohort

Thirteen programs serving Guilford County young children and families will participate in a two-year continuous quality improvement (CQI) effort in partnership with Ready for School, Ready for Life (Ready Ready) and Root Cause.  Each participating program will receive technical assistance to strengthen capacity around collecting, analyzing and using data in programmatic decision-making. Together, the cohort […]

Guilford County one of 29 communities selected for initiative giving infants and toddlers a better start

BY CINDE INGRAM HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER GUILFORD COUNTY — Guilford and Watauga counties are among 29 communities from across the nation selected to work with leading national organizations to focus on child development from birth to age 3. Research shows investments in the first three years of life, when a child’s brain develops faster […]

What’s Happening This Month

Ready/Ready and our partners have been hard at work making progress on our priorities in the Get Ready Guilford Initiative and our supporting priorities. We continue to be immensely grateful for the partnership of agencies, organizations, programs, and individuals both inside and outside of our community who are dedicated to the cause of getting each […]

Support for Families to Boost Children’s Early Learning

Ready/Ready is celebrating along with families the first LENA Start programs in Guilford County. One of the programs, presented by Parents as Teachers Guilford County, recently graduated all its families. LENA Start helps a parent develop interactive talking habits with their child and provides parents with powerful resources. Weekly group sessions teach parents why talk […]

What’s Ahead in 2018

Happy New Year from your Ready/Ready team! The holidays gave us the opportunity to reflect on 2017 — the triumphs and the tribulations, the small wins and the fast fails that are all important parts of Guilford County’s early childhood system-building work. As a learning organization, we relish the opportunity to look back as we […]

Get Ready Guilford: New partnership with The Duke Endowment launches in 2018

The opportunity. Guilford County, in partnership with The Duke Endowment, has an exciting opportunity to build a stronger and more connected system of care for our community’s youngest children and their families. Today, no such robust system exists. During the most critical years of brain development — prenatally through age three — families spend significant time […]

New Report on Raising Family Voice to Guide Early Childhood Policy

A new report by the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) highlights how communities across the state, including Guilford County’s work through Ready for School, Ready for Life, are leveraging family voice to build a more responsive, innovative and effective early childhood system.  Not About Me, Without Me, lifts up the voices of more than […]