November 18, 2015
The Governor’s Children’s Cabinet, co-chaired by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam, announced it is accepting nominations for the first Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Early Foundations. These awards have been created to recognize collaborative and innovative projects that are helping Tennessee students enter the classroom prepared to learn. All nominations must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. CST on January 15, 2016.
October 22, 2015
The Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation (GBBF) and the Niswonger Foundation today announced their new partnership aimed at increasing early enrollment of Northeast Tennessee children in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (DPIL) program. Parents who enroll newborns before leaving the hospital will be given the first book, The Little Engine That Could, as an incentive to begin reading aloud with their children beginning at birth, an activity proven to support early childhood literacy.
October 14, 2015
Verizon presents Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation with a $40,000 check to help bring Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to foster care children in Tennessee.
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