Update: Build a brain one step at a time


  • March 10, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
As state of Florida officials prepare to rollout a new kindergarten readiness test next school year, it is more important than ever that every parent understands the importance of talking and reading to a child before the first day of school.

Hiring can make or break you — choose wisely


  • March 8, 2017
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   training-development,quint-studer
Hiring well isn’t easy, but it’s vital to an organization’s success. Learn how to be a hiring pro.

If you speak in public, you are a public speaker


  • March 7, 2017
  • /   Rachael Gillette
  • /   training-development
At the next Studer Community Institute workshop on March 24, Daniel Pennington will share practical techniques you can use right now to improve your speaking skills.

Building babies brains one step at a time


  • March 6, 2017
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   early-learning
Every contact made, each partnership created is another step closer to nurturing successful lives in talking to children in important ways to build their brains.

County's Play, Grow Learn effort offering spring break program


  • March 6, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
Escambia County's Play, Learn, Grow program is offering a free spring break camp. Check out the details here.

Update: Brain Bags on target to launch mid-March


  • March 3, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
The Brain Bag is meant as something to help get the conversation started — between parent and child, grandparent and child, and between parent and healthcare professional.

Saving the American Dream for


  • March 2, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
Robert Putnam, a public policy professor at Harvard University and bestselling author, who will be part of WSRE’s Public Square Speakers Series, in partnership with Studer Community Institute, on April 18.

Make the most of your game face in presenting


  • March 1, 2017
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   training-development,quint-studer
Being an effective communicator is a must-have skill for anyone who wants to get a message across.

Update: Parents key to building better babies


  • February 27, 2017
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   early-learning
Parents are their children’s first teachers and if we are to have any success to build better babies, we have to reach parents to help them become the best first teachers they can be for their babies' earliest years and beyond.

Building momentum toward Brain Bags


  • February 24, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
Staff at all three of the birthing hospitals in Escambia County have embraced the idea of the Brain Bags.