Early Learning

AVANCE

Partner since 2012

 

Unlocks America's potential by strengthening families in at-risk communities through effective parent education and support programs.

 

Our partnership supports AVANCE's signature effort - Parent-Child Education Program, a research-proven model that is preventative, community-based and two-generation focused, providing parents with the tools to become active participants in their children's lives. Ninety percent of participant children outperform their peers in reading, writing, math and science.

Acelero Learning

Partner since 2012

 

Brings a relentless focus on positive family and child outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by the Head Start program.

 

Our partnership supports Acelero’s growth and impact strategy, including piloting new innovations at its centers, training and technical assistance, and implementing a robust affiliate network.

Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Partner since 2013

 

Catalyzes networks of civic leaders, policy makers, advocates, everyday people and community organizations to create a seamless, outcomes-accountable system that supports children from birth through third grade.

 

Our partnership supports the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s efforts to increase the number of children from low-income families reading proficiently at the end of third grade by at least 100 percent in a dozen or more states.

Early Steps to School Success (Save the Children)

Partner since 2013

 

Works with parents and caregivers living in rural poverty through parenting groups, home visits and book exchanges, equipping families with the skills to successfully support their children’s growth and transition to school.

 

Our partnership supports Early Steps to School Success in California, Colorado and Louisiana.

 

Greater Trinity Academy

Partner Since 2012

 

Advances opportunities for traditionally underserved children and their families, empowering them with an exceptional preschool education, a rigorous before-and after school program for elementary students and job support for parents and caregivers.

 

Our partnership supports general operations for this emblematic top-tier early learning center: eighty-five percent of GTA students enter school ahead of their peers and 100 percent enter Kindergarten at or above literacy grade level.  

Harvard Center on the Developing Child

Partner since 2011

 

Enhances child well-being through research-backed innovations in policy and practice. Designs, implements and evaluates models that reduce disparities in childhood well-being.

 

Our partnership supports Harvard University’s Frontiers of Innovation which seeks to test breakthrough approaches to early learning and accelerate the translation of scientific research to practice.

Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop

Partner since 2013

 

Focuses on the challenges of educating children in a rapidly changing media landscape by conducting original research on emerging education technologies and collaborating with educators and media producers to put this research into action.

 

Our partnership supports the Families & Media Project, which aims to unearth the potential that media may have for enriching family learning and routines, especially in families from underserved populations

NYU Child Study Center - ParentCorps

Partner since 2011

 

Helps children succeed in school and life by supporting families and schools in teaching important behavioral, social and emotional skills through research-backed strategies.

 

Our partnership supports the creation of a platform to increase the number of schools, families and educators participating in ParentCorps. 
The foundation also established the Bezos Family Foundation Professorship of Early Childhood Development endowed chair.

Parent Child Home Program - Westchester Jewish Community Services

Partner since 2008

 

Strengthens families and prepares children for academic success through an innovative center and home-based literacy program. 

 

Our partnership supports twice-weekly home visits and weekly center visits for low-income families in select cities in New York.

United Way of King County Parent-Child Home Program

Partner from 2011-2012

 

Engages isolated low-income families in their homes and coaches parents to support their children’s development using research-based early literacy and school readiness practices.

 

Our partnership supports expansion of this program throughout King County. 

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