Archive for the "Education" Category

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month

Posted on October 27th, 2015

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)  Awareness Month! By Katherine A. Beckmann, Ph.D, M.P.H., Senior Policy Advisor for Early Childhood Health and Development Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary and Interdepartmental Liaison for Early Childhood About 3,500 babies die suddenly and unexpectedly each year in the United States.[1] These deaths are the result of […]

Derynoski Elementary School – Guest Reader Day

Posted on April 14th, 2015

“A Big School with a Big Heart” Guest Reader Day is a very special day at Derynoski Elementary School.  Members of the community are invited to visit on this day to read to the students.  The theme this year was “A Celebration of our Cultural Diversity”.  Dr. Mary Yuskis, Director of The Early Childhood Collaborative […]

Healthy Family Fun Fest

Posted on March 11th, 2015

On February 22, 2015, the ECCS participated in the Healthy Family Fun Fest.  We were able to reach out to the community and educate them on our mission.  Throughout the day we were fortunate to have the opportunity to connect with 34 Southington families with young children.  It was a fun filled day for all […]

The Importance Of School Readiness

Posted on May 17th, 2014

Southington is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. We have excellent schools, with outstanding teachers. We have wonderful parks, sports programs, Music on the Green, and the summer Kids entertainment series. Southington has tons of different restaurants, as well as shopping and other activities. But something is missing…. Southington children are unprepared […]