First 5 Fox Valley was awarded by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) a $100,000 PDG Community Innovation Grant to support and expand the Help Me Grow Centralized Access Point and expand the developmental screening project by hiring a Family Outreach Navigator.
First 5 Fox Valley announces Barb Tengesdal, Ph.D. as the new Executive Director and seats the Board of Directors. Tengesdal is tasked with leading the organization’s work launching Help Me Grow-Fox Valley and advancing strategies, goals and initiatives of the First 5 Fox Valley early childhood coalition in Outagamie, Calumet and Winnebago counties. Read Press Release
WECA is hosting a Virtual Advocacy day for the northeast region of Wisconsin on March 2nd at 2pm. Invited Wisconsin State Legislators will attend a 45-minute Zoom meeting that will include a briefing on Wisconsin child care workforce issues from WECA and a 30-minute break-out session for participants to talk directly with elected officials and staff. More information will be available in February.