News/Reports

ECA Selected for a Pritzker Fellow – Accepting resumes now through August 3rd

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The Early Childhood Alliance is looking to hire a two-year Pritzker Fellow to lead the Early Childhood Alliance’s Prenatal to Three (PN-3) Strategy focused on supporting parents and caregivers in building strong early literacy experiences. The Pritzker Fellow will lead the Early Childhood Alliance efforts to amplify our existing supports for parents and develop and implement

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ECA Selected By Center for the Study of Social Policy for PCI

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ECA Onondaga Selected By The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) To Participate in the Pritzker Children’s Initiative (PCI) Onondaga County recognized for its efforts to support children birth to three SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Early Childhood Alliance Onondaga (ECA) is excited to announce that it has been selected by the Center for

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Mister G Concert Comes to Syracuse

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The Early Childhood Alliance and the Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read Sing Campaign are excited to bring Mister G, a Latin Grammy Award winning children’s musician to Syracuse. The purpose is to have a fun event to engage parents of children zero to five and to promote the Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing Campaign.

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Onondaga County Launches Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing

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In May 2017, the Early Childhood Alliance became the 12th community to launch the national Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing campaign developed by Too Small To Fail.  Learning begins at birth,” said Laurie Black, ECA director. The more we talk with children, the more we engage with children, the more prepared they are for

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Partners release report to make child care and Pre-K top priority in 2017 lawmakers budget

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The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, along with the Alliance for Quality Education, the Center for Children’s Initiatives, and Citizen Action of New York have released a new report laying out a plan for New York State to make significant investments in child care and Pre-K in the 2017 Executive Budget.  The report, Too Many

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Child Care in Onondaga County – White Paper

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The Early Childhood Alliance released a summary report on Child Care in Onondaga County.  The report states that, “Child Care is still perceived by the public as baby sitting, however, decades of research has indicated that a quality child care setting helps our youngest children develop age appropriate social, cognitive and emotional skills.   Child Care

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