Let's Talk about the Early Years
During the first few years of life a child's brain will develop at an incredible rate. This means that a child's potential to learn and grow is at its peak when they are very young. As a community we all have a role to play to help children reach their full potential.
Did you know in 2009/2010 one in four of Alberta’s 18 to 19 year olds did not graduated high school? Find out how investments in Early Childhood can help increase graduation rates.
How is Success By 6 making a difference?
Success By 6...
Supports the community by engaging and educating people about the importance of the early years in a child's life.
Advocates for for affordable, high-quality learning, development and care opportunities.
Builds strong early childhood services that are coordinated and sustainable.
Strenghthens services for young children and families in areas such as healthy growth and development, literacy, parenting and nutrition.
Encourages the professionalization of early learning and care staff.
Envisions a community where all children feel valued, respected, nurtured and loved.
Edmonton has some amazing resources to help build early literacy skills. Click here to read our latest Blog on the importance of reading with young children and some the resources available for families.