California Submits its Federal Preschool Expansion Application

November 11, 2014
Funding Research and Grant Proposal Development

The California Department of Education, through a collaboration involving the Department’s Early Education and Support Division and Special Education Division, in partnership with First 5 California, submitted an application to the United States Department of Education for $140 million (approximately $35M per year for four years) to support development of high-quality, inclusive state preschool programs. This funding, if awarded, will support California to provide over 3,700 new and improved preschool… Read More →

Oakland, Fresno, and Santa Clara communities receive Packard Foundation planning grant to gear up for 10-year community-wide early childhood initiative

September 20, 2014
Funding Research and Grant Proposal Development

Three school districts in California have an extraordinary opportunity to advance the quality of adult-child interactions in their communities and thereby strengthen their existing early learning systems. Fresno and Oakland Unified School Districts and Franklin-McKinley School District are developing proposals to the David and Lucille Packard Foundation’s Starting Smart and Strong Initiative; The Glen Price Group is supporting both Fresno’s and Oakland’s efforts to develop proposals for this decade-long initiative…. Read More →

Welcome to Our New Website!

June 26, 2014
Funding Research and Grant Proposal Development| Informational| Strategic, Business, Sustainability, and Action Planning| Systems Change and Collaboration
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It’s been a busy beginning of the year for Glen Price Group. We are excited to share some client work and successes since our last update in January and our new website. Please take a moment to explore and connect with us via Facebook and Twitter ! Strategic planning work The   California Comprehensive Early Learning Plan (CCELP), which GPG helped develop and was published last summer, has become a “north star” for the early education field… Read More →

After a Yearlong Planning Process, Statewide Comprehensive Early Learning Plan Published

March 14, 2014
Systems Change and Collaboration

The California Department of Education (CDE), Child Development Division (CDD) published the California Comprehensive Early Learning Plan (CCELP) late this summer. The CCELP lays out a direction for California in the development of a high-quality birth-to-five system that provides all children with the knowledge and skills they need to achieve long-term success. It frames the four key drivers and six essential elements of a coherent system that will deliver better… Read More →