Their future. Our future.

Early Childhood & Family Engagement

Growing programs respond to needs

Sharing What Works. The best research-based programs to help kids succeed in school start small but aim big. We're targeting a small cluster of neighborhoods with the highest levels of concentrated poverty. What we learn will help families across the in the Omaha metro area.
Challenging Poverty. Children are born ready to learn. We're building programs with the support network children and families need in education. That means Childcare Training, Parent University classes, Clinical Teaching classrooms and a new Teaching Team approach.

Why Act Now?

  Their Future. Our Future.

One-third of Learning Community students finish high school without basic proficiency in reading and math. Not good news for our young people or the Omaha metro economy. READ

How to guarantee success?

We’re investing in the caring adults around every child and measuring our impact every step of the way. See how people and proof make programs powerful. READ

Parent University

We're working with the families and the caring adults around every child. They want to be sure their kids love learning! MORE

Future Teachers

In clinical teaching sites, college students learn to teach in early childhood classrooms with guidance from experienced faculty.


Teaching Teams

Teachers, family liaisons and paraprofessionals work together to help kids make daily improvements in learning. MORE

Childcare Training

Coaching childcare providers to support early learning is a powerful way to help children, starting when they’re babies.