TOP NEWS!! EOEL awarded $12,500 to address critical shortage of early-childhood providers. Hawaii one of only 6 states awarded this National Governors Association’s Center for Best Practices Workforce grant.


BREAKING NEWS!! State hopes to collect more data about pre-K through 3rd grade tests (click on video below)



 

 
 


FACTS, FIGURES & WORKFORCE/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


» WHY EARLY LEARNING MATTERS

The past decade has seen a substantial increase in public investment in early learning programs by federal, state, and local governments, particularly for economically disadvantaged children. Find out more

» EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION DEGREE PROGRAMS & TUITION STIPENDS

  • Early Childhood Education Degree Programs: Learn more
  • Early Childhood Education College Tuition Stipends Available from US Preschool Development Grant: More Information

» EARLY LEARNING ACADEMY/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

» DATA AND STATISTICS



  • The goal: every child reading at grade level by third grade
  • Focuses on the early-education part of student progress through college
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    WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

    Research from across the nation, that clearly shows how pre-kindergarten results in better kindergarten readiness. But the benefits of pre-kindergarten go beyond school years and into adult lives. Investing early in a child’s education by sending them to pre-kindergarten yields a long list of benefits that go beyond test scores, and into the very fabric of their and our futures.