Strategic Communication Webinar Training Series- REGISTER TODAY!

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Florida ECCS is hosting a Strategic Communications Webinar Training Series!!! This three-part virtual training will be facilitated by the University of Florida’s Center for Public Interest Communications. This FREE online training series will assist those wanting to create change, discover how behavioral, cognitive and social science can show them how people think, make decisions and […]

FL MIECHV is Hiring an Assistant Program Director

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MIECHV Assistant Program Director at Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions Job Description Duties and Responsibilities: Leads the planning, development and coordination of MIECHV activities with external partners and local implementing agencies (LIA). Leads quality assurance activities, including site visits to LIAs, and monitors program performance at the state and local level. Participates on the […]

Town and Country Graduates Seven Parents from First Circle of Security Parent Group!

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Our Town and Country place-based community in Tampa, led by Maggie Sanchez of Champions for Children, recently completed their first 8-week Circle of Security parent group! Circle of Security International is a model that helps build the attachment between caregivers and young children. They had seven parents to successfully complete the group! In order to […]

Liberty City Launches Talking is Teaching!

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Our Liberty City ECCS Team recently trained six parents and four early childhood partners as “Trusted Messengers” for Talking is Teaching, a public awareness and action campaign that helps parents recognize their power to boost their children’s early brain and vocabulary development through simple, everyday actions. Talking is Teaching is a campaign of Too Small […]

Florida ECCS Expands Its Work to Improve Early Childhood System for Young Children & Families

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After two and a half years of implementation, the Florida Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) Impact Project has expanded the scope of its work due to additional funding provided by Nemours Children’s Health System. With the additional funding, Florida ECCS has added new place-based community representatives to its State Advisory Group and implemented new strategies […]

Racial Equity is Focus of State ECCS Advisory Group Training

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The state Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems(ECCS) Advisory Group will participate in a two-day workshop on Healthy and Equitable Communities in March to strengthen its efforts to address structural inequities that impact families of color. The training will be conducted by the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI), a Washington DC-based organization that trains and supports […]

Florida ECCS Seeks Early Childhood Consultants!

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Florida ECCS  is seeking assistance from 1-3 consultants with professional expertise in one or more of the areas highlighted above. Consultants interested in addressing more than one area must demonstrate specific expertise in each topic, as well as availability to dedicate the time required to complete expected tasks (see below). While the exact number of […]

Champions for Children Selected As New FL ECCS Place-Based Community!

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Champions for Children has been selected as the new FL ECCS place-based community. Champions for Children (CFC), formerly known as the Child Abuse Council, was founded in 1977 as the Hillsborough County community’s answer to the epidemic of child abuse and neglect. CFC prevents child abuse and neglect by providing state-of-the-art family education programs that […]