First Steps Resources

First Steps Resources


Menu of Ways for Employers to Support the NRV Childcare Workforce

PDF file of short and long-term strategies to support childcare providers

Beyond Pay: Supporting & Retaining Employees

Zoom video recording from March 9, 2022

5Points Creative Social Media Workshop Recording

Zoom video recording from workshop on May 15, 2021
Presentation Slides
Social Media Best Practices

Supporting Our Kids During COVID-19

Resources shared at the February 24, 2021 Meet Yourself Session

Research and Data


First Steps Research Overview 2016-2019

392 KB PDF

NRV Early Childhood Education Data

New River Valley Regional Commission Online Resource

NRV Original Early Childhood Network Study 2016

New River Valley Regional Commission Online Resource

Meet Yourself Sessions


Meet Yourself Session: Navigating Virtual Teaching and Learning

Zoom Video Recording from November 18, 2020

Meet Yourself Session: Providing Services and Communicating with Clients Remotely

Presentation Slides PDF from June 10, 2020

Meet Yourself Session: Mental and Emotional Health for Adults

Zoom Video Recording from May 27, 2020

Meet Yourself Session: Mental and Emotional Health for Adults

Presentation Slides PDF from May 27, 2020

Meet Yourself Session: Mental and Emotional Health for Children

Zoom Video Recording from May 13, 2020

Meet Yourself Session: Mental and Emotional Health for Children

Presentation Slides PDF from May 13, 2020

Quarterly Meeting Notes


First Steps Quarterly Meeting Recording

Zoom Video Recording from April 15, 2020
Meeting Slides

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