Asking for employee feedback takes courage and pays dividends


  • July 15, 2016
  • /   Rachael Gillette
  • /   video
Asking for employee feedback takes courage and pays dividends

Escambia budget hearings see a boost for early learning


  • July 15, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
One early education program is in line to see a bump in county funding following long Escambia County Commission meetings this week about the 2017 budget.

Helping children get a head start


  • July 14, 2016
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education
The more children who enter kindergarten well-prepared, the less time and energy teachers have to devote to helping children who are behind catch up to those with the head start.

Celebrate Pensacola Network's third anniversary


  • July 14, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   economy
On July 22, the Pensacola Network celebrates three years of bringing people together to share expertise, experience and build relationships.

Radio spots encourage parents to use power to build language skills


  • July 14, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning,TMW-Tips
Man feeding a baby
The Studer Community Institute staff has crafted a series of radio spots that give parents and caregivers tips on how to boost the number of words young children hear, improving the language skills they will need to be ready for kindergarten.

School grades slip locally


  • July 11, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
Thirteen elementary schools in Escambia County are on the state's

Find out how to become a Reading Pal


  • July 8, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
Every Child a Reader in Escambia and United Way are hosting information sessions on the Reading Pals program, which pairs volunteers with preschoolers who need help boosting their literacy skills.

Early childhood education is a common-sense investment


  • July 5, 2016
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education
Empirical research consistently shows that providing a high-quality education for children before they turn five yields significant long-time benefits.

Building the roadmap for an Early Learning City


  • July 4, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   video,report-early-learning-city
Quint Studer giving an interview to a reporter
The Studer Community Institute’s Be the Bulb early learning challenge shows that how to better prepare our children for school is on the minds of a lot of people. Now the focus turns to what's next.

Employee retention is built every day, one conversation at a time


  • July 4, 2016
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   training-development,quint-studer
Every day is a day a supervisor must focus on retention of employees. If a supervisor is not skilled in retention, they get lots of experience in recruitment.