First Steps Blog

First Steps Blog2017-05-25T10:21:11+00:00

First Steps Early Childhood Network Creates Valuable Connections

Launched by the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV), First Steps is a network of organizations and individuals that provide programs and services for our region’s young children, their parents, and their caregivers. The CFNRV recognized that early childhood education and development was an area needing greater investment, but was uncertain how [...]

January 15th, 2019|

Building A Network of Support for Children and Families

“No one would contest the fact that society’s first and best way to foster literacy, humanism, and a successful future lies within the opportunities provided for our very youngest citizens.” Ann Goette, Giles Early Education Project There is ample research on the importance of early education to children, families, and communities. Whether talking about [...]

May 7th, 2017|