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Expressing heartfelt gratitude to Stephanie Byrd

During its Feb. 20 meeting, the Cincinnati Preschool Promise board of managers thanked Stephanie Byrd for her dedication to the organization and her continued commitment to our region’s youngest learners. From Michael J. Graham, S.J., president of Xavier University and chair of the CPP Board of Managers: “When Issue 44... View Article

United Way cuts $200k administrative fee for Cincinnati Preschool Promise

This week, the United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC) announced it will waive its administrative fee for overseeing the Cincinnati Preschool Promise. This decision was recently approved by the executive committee of the United Way’s board of directors and demonstrates a commitment not just to the success of the Cincinnati... View Article

Business Watch: Cincinnati Preschool Promise Update with Shiloh Turner

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_code admin_label=”Code”]<iframe width=”854″ height=”480″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/LEiuNpmePaA” frameborder=”0″ allow=”autoplay; encrypted-media” allowfullscreen></iframe>[/et_pb_code][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Monday, Feb. 12 marks Shiloh Turner’s first day as Cincinnati Preschool Promise Executive Director. This weekend, Shiloh was a guest on Business Watch, a Sunday morning news segment on Local12 presented by... View Article

Shiloh Turner to lead Cincinnati Preschool Promise

Shiloh Turner will lead the Cincinnati Preschool Promise as executive director, the board of managers announced today. Turner was part of the Leadership Cincinnati team that developed the Preschool Promise concept in 2012 as a member of Class XXXVI (36). She helped carry the vision through to completion by working... View Article

Join our Promise Team to help enroll families in preschool!

JOB DESCRIPTION Cincinnati Preschool Promise Outreach Team Member Overview Cincinnati Preschool Promise seeks team members to join the Promise Team to support enrollment and community engagement efforts. This individual will be a contractor who will recruit families to join the participating Cincinnati Preschool Promise programs. The individual, will generate demand... View Article

WCPO: “Preschool Promise sending more Cincinnati kids to classroom”

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Local12: Six months in, keeping the promises

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_code admin_label=”Code”]<iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ frameborder=”0″ marginheight=”0″ marginwidth=”0″ src=”http://local12.com/embed/news/childhood-poverty-a-cincinnati-crisis/childhood-poverty-the-preschool-promise?external-id=4fd00aa1eb3f4153812a8895614f1873″></iframe>[/et_pb_code][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Since enrollment began six months ago, Cincinnati Preschool Promise has had successes and challenges. But after one semester of school. there are about 1,100 children receiving tuition assistance in more than 80 participating... View Article

Wage survey underway to better support community providers

Cincinnati Preschool Promise is working with the University of Cincinnati Economics Center to explore current wages of community providers throughout the city. Through a survey of community providers, the organization will gain greater insight into the current salary structures, pay scales and benefits of Cincinnati’s early education workforce. Results will... View Article

Cincy Magazine: Keeping the Promise

In November 2016, Cincinnati voters overwhelmingly approved Issue 44 — a Cincinnati Public School levy that designated $15 million to expand access to quality preschool programs. Just a year later, Cincinnati Preschool Promise is up and running, with more than 1,000 students receiving tuition assistance at preschools throughout the city, as... View Article

Asking the right questions to choose the right preschool

When families are looking for the right preschool, what are the right questions to ask? We took this question to Terri England, director of New Horizons Child Care in Evanston. Terri has years of early childhood education experience, not only as a community preschool provider but also as a home-based... View Article