Happy Grandparents Day!

Did you know…?Marian McQuade hoped to establish a national day that would honor grandparents, and in 1970 she began a campaign to do so. McQuade raised awareness about senior citizens throughout the 1970s. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter declared the first...

No Time to Play: Support state’s child-care providers

Guest Blogger: Jeff Dyer – AECA Executive Director Manika scours the shelves at Dollar General and Harps, but she can’t find any toilet paper. Resigned and exhausted, she travels to nearby cities to round up enough supplies for her child-care program in Vilonia...

Happy Provider Appreciation Day!

Over two decades ago, a group of volunteers in New Jersey decided to set aside a day to honor child care providers, teachers and other educators who dedicate their lives to caring for and educating young children. Since its inauguration in 1996, National Provider...

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! We thank you each and every day, but even more so in these unknown times. You have had to scramble to reorganize your teaching and you have done it with heart, positivity and hard work! 👏 We appreciate you! Share this...

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