The Massachusetts Association of Community Action Programs (MASSCAP) received a Synergy Initiative Pilot Grant of $317,559 in 2021 for READYGO (Readying Educators And Developing Young Children for Great Outcomes) to maximize the experiences and number of children receiving early education services, following a Planning Grant of $215,500. Early childhood educators will receive education and coaching in adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), trauma-informed learning environments, and management of challenging behaviors in young children. READYGO aims to enhance the workforce career ladder/quality lattice for educators and foster more equitable educational outcomes. Expected outcomes include increased levels of support and support in classrooms, improved social, emotional, and academic outcomes among students, and reduced disparities.
|2021 – Pilot Grant||$317,559|
|2020 – Planning Grant||$215,500|
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◊ MASSCAP Announces Early Education/Care Workforce Development Initiative READYGO: Readying Educators & Developing Young Children for Great Outcomes
MASSCAP Press Release, February 7, 2020