NBCDI is delighted to welcome BCDI-Jackson to our NBCDI Affiliate family with their official chartering ceremony, which took place in conjunction with the 2012 Mississippi Black Leadership Summit.

As part of NBCDI's mission and commitment to children of color, Dr. DeHaney joined hundreds of early childhood educators, as well as the Governor and First Lady of American Samoa, as the keynote speaker at their first-ever Early Childhood Education (ECE) Summit.

NBCDI has received its third year of funding from the D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) for the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® DC higher education scholarship program, which increase the opportunitiess for early childhood professionals to acquire higher education credentials. 

This is a very exciting time in the world of early childhood education, with the President proposing over $75 billion in meaningful investments for our youngest children.  Please keep reading to see highlights of the plan; our full statement for more information; and steps you can take to help make these proposed investments a reality!