Early Childhood Policy Matters


Helping Families Navigate Early Childhood in South Carolina

Ep. 15

In this episode we explore First Five South Carolina, a new online portal designed to help families self-navigate through the state’s early childhood system and connect with valuable programs and resources.

Host Debra Anderson sits down with two state leaders to discuss the portal, its development, and some valuable recommendations for states working to better support children and families. Guests include Georgia Mjartan, Executive Director of South Carolina First Steps and the South Carolina Early Childhood Advisory Council; and Rachal Hatton-Moore, Two-Generation Coordinator also with the South Carolina First Steps and the Early Childhood Advisory Council.

Early Childhood Policy Matters is supported by the National Technical Assistance Center for Preschool Development Grants Birth through Five, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care. For episode transcripts and more information visit: https://childcareta.acf.hhs.gov/resource/early-childhood-policy-matters-podcast

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