Santa Fe Community Educators Network is a project of the Santa Fe Birth to Career Collaboration, a collective impact initiative supported by the Santa Fe Community Foundation.

Meeting Notes 4.28.17

May 2, 2017

Early Childhood Presentation with Dr. Jennifer Sallee

  1. Overview of early childhood education in NM

    1. Prenatal

    2. Home Visiting

      1. Prenatal

      2. Education for mothers

      3. Weekly visits

      4. Proven track-record in NM with lower hospital visits

      5. Contacts:

        1. Jolynne Catanach: jolynne.catanach@pmsnm.org

        2. Tekla Johnson: teklaj@uwsfc.org

    3. Early Intervention – NM FIT Program

      1. 0-3 years

      2. Headstart

        1. Speech therapy

        2. Physical therapy

        3. Occupational therapy

      3. Goes to home or childcare provider

    4. Early Childhood Special Education

      1. NYE Center

    5. Childcare

      1. –home

      2. Centers

      3. NM Kids Website

        1. Resource for outreach

        2. List of childcare providers

    6. PreK

      1. Three early Pre-K classrooms:

        1. Community College (1)

        2. United Way (2)

    7. K-Three Plus

      1. Summer activities

      2. 25 additional days in summer for programming

    8. GAPS:

      1. Family-nights

        1. Need more at museums, opera, etc.

        2. Meet and connect with principals in area

        3. Connect with PTAs

        4. Better to do family nights at schools for turnout

        5. Create portable activities

      2. Not enough parent engagement

      3. Headstart

        1. Needs more partners

        2. Currently at 13 sites

        3. 700 children

        4. One bus

          1. Need more transportation

      4. Early Literacy

    9. Opportunities

      1. Parent coffee mornings

        1. At select Santa Fe Southside schools

      2. Demand for 3-year old programming

      3. “Baby Mamas” Facebook Page

      4. CEN representative attend Workforce Development Board meetings

      5. Host workshop at annual conference

        1. Organized by Community College

        2. August 1 and 2, 2017

        3. 1-1.5 hour workshops

        4. Partners this year:

          1. SFCC

          2. PMS Head Start (Jolynne Catanach)

          3. Opera

      6. Teaching Modules

        1. For 0-5 classrooms needed

        2. Museums or providers in CEN can develop

          1. Assistance provided by SFCC if needed

          2. Assistance with piloting module at SFCC for feedback before release

          3. SFCC can help integrate Early Learning Guidelines and Common Core Standards as needed

    10. Resources

      1. Create spreadsheet of programs across city

        1. Visual web of potential collaborators

      2.  How can we have evaluations in place to reflect early childhood impact?

      3. Community College happy to help provide evaluation of deliverables and outcomes

      4. Childcare Training and Technical Assistance Program (TTAP)

        1. Contact: Leigh Fernandez: leigh.fernandez@sfcc.edu

      5. CEN as resource for teacher professional development

        1. Need clear locations, dates, providers

 

Committee Reports

  1. Creative Collaborations

    1. May 18th

      1. Group presentation to SF Community Foundation

      2. Video documentation of activity

      3. Applying for $ for next year

  2. Adelante

    1. Thank you for your support!

    2. All dates are full for the remainder of the year

    3. May 10 is last week

    4. Stay tuned for next year

      1. Applying for funding to continue

      2. Programming doesn’t only have to be for kids

      3. Focus on parent and kids

      4. Focus on just adult programming

    5. Impact

      1. Numbers of attendance fluctuates greatly depending on if organizations are there with an activity

  3. Communications

    1. Website

      1. Use it!

      2. Meeting notes uploaded to the new site

      3. Post events on Calendar

      4. www.sfcommunityeducators.org

      5. Need logo

        1. Competition?

          1. Beginning of next academic year

        2. Volunteers?

  4. Teacher Resource Fair

    1. Beginning stages of planning

    2. Looking at dates

      1. Likely September

    3. Amy Summa as resource

  5. Summer Intern

    1. Host events for summer interns around Santa Fe at different sites

    2. Sign up for dates on spreadsheet

      1. Sign up by May 26!

    3. First scheduled event

      1. June 8th

      2. Dinner at Botanical Gardens

  6. Financial

    1. Can apply again for Birth to Career money

    2. Survey sent out

      1. Please respond

      2. Need data for grant $ and future-planning

      3. Take the survey here

    3. Grant starts July 1

    4. Money for summer collaborators

      1. $7500 plus $1100 leftover

      2. Applying for another $2500

      3. Goal: $1000 per org per week

  7. Summer Programs

    1. Schedule set

    2. Espanola asking for one-day field trips

    3. K-Three Plus wants programming

 

Other Calls for Collaborators

  1. Leland looking for teachers for a summer camp in Espanola

    1. Contact: Leland Chapin, Teaching Artist Coordinator:

                  leland.chapin@gmail.com

                 (720) - 402 - 4829
  2. Wisefool is partnering with Pojoaque Wellness Center

    1. Jolene Vigil (assistant director) looking for more activities

 

Next Meeting

  1. Location: Earth Care

  2. Topic: Internships

  3. Date & Time: Friday, May 26th, 12-1 PM

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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