1) Continue to operate a Center that engages families, teachers, and community in providing high quality child care;
2) Raise dedicated funds for scholarship to support the socioeconomicdiversity of EBJ families and to respond to financial hardship throughloss of income or decline of health once families are enrolled
3) Support the professional development of teachers to fulfillcontinuing education and credential requirements and to explorechild-centered curricular strategies
4) Work closely with Yale University, the New Haven Early Childhoodand School Readiness Councils, local child care professionals, andfamilies to promote best practices and further research and education inchild development and child care.
The highest priority for Edith B. Jackson (EBJ) remains the operation of a high quality child care center that engages teachers, families, and the extended community in fostering each young child’s unique potential.
EBJ’s most significant challenge revolves around its ability to uphold the highest standards of quality care while simultaneously exploring opportunities for program growth and expansion. As it continues to explore such opportunities, EBJ strives to balance the financial obligations related to growth with accountability to its mission.
B.A., Psychology with 15 credits in early childhood; recipient of CT ECTC (Early Childhood Teaching Certificate); 17 years with EBJ; 4 years of additional relevant early childhood experience working at YMCA and at Wheeler Clinic for children with emotional and social challenges.
The highest priority for Edith B. Jackson (EBJ) remains theoperation of a high quality child care center that engages teachers, families, and the extended community in fostering each young child’s unique potential.
EBJ has promoted and advanced the field of early childhoodeducation in New Haven through the development of the Sharing Across the City program, hosting of “A Celebration of the Picture Book” conference, and through its exemplary model of high quality care in intimate and diverse groups.
Indirect Public Support HelpIndirect public support represents revenue received through solicitation campaigns. This includes funding United Way and other federated fundraising organizations, but does not include donor designated contributions.
Earned Revenue HelpEarned revenue represents income generated in direct exchange for a product or service.Earned income includes income from government contracts.
In February 2011 the budget was drawn with PROJECTED revenues and expenses. Our revenues for 2011/12 were actually higher due to the success of the one time Celebration of the Picture Book conference, commemorating our 40th anniversary.
Educate a child and you change a community. For the child, a good education means better career opportunities and higher lifetime earnings. College graduates enjoy better health and are more inclined to volunteer and vote. For the community, supporting our youths’ educational goals results in a stronger society.
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