Six ways Cincinnati Preschool Promise supports local families

It’s amazing to think that only two years ago, Cincinnati Preschool Promise was a growing movement – a dream that gained city-wide support from incredible community and partners. Cincinnati made history when it overwhelmingly supported Issue 44 and the belief that...
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Check out our first-ever Annual Report to the Community!

We are thrilled to release our first-ever annual report, sharing key data points, successes and lessons learned from the 2017-18 school year. “We made tremendous progress in the first year, but we know there is still work to do,” Executive Director Shiloh Turner said....
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Cincinnati Preschool Promise kicks off second year, expands eligibility to serve more families

As Cincinnati Preschool Promise kicked off its second school year, the organization surpassed 2017-18 enrollment trends and announced a plan to serve even more local families. The organization announced today that assistance will now expand to families with 3- or...
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Five Ways You Can Help Your Child Be Kindergarten Ready

By Ryan C. Miller Your child will kindergarten soon, but are they ready? Even the most confident parents are still likely to have a few worries about their children going from preschool to kindergarten. So should you start your five year old on a strict schedule of...
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Meet our new teammate: Lauren Renée Moore

As our work continues to grow, our Cincinnati Preschool Promise team is gaining one more member. We are excited to welcome Lauren Renée Moore as our new teammate. She will serve as our program and policy manager! Lauren brings diverse experience and unique perspective...
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Six ways Cincinnati Preschool Promise supports local families

It’s amazing to think that only two years ago, Cincinnati Preschool Promise was a growing movement – a dream that gained city-wide support from incredible community and partners. Cincinnati made history when it overwhelmingly supported Issue 44 and the belief that...

read more

Check out our first-ever Annual Report to the Community!

We are thrilled to release our first-ever annual report, sharing key data points, successes and lessons learned from the 2017-18 school year. “We made tremendous progress in the first year, but we know there is still work to do,” Executive Director Shiloh Turner said....

read more

Five Ways You Can Help Your Child Be Kindergarten Ready

By Ryan C. Miller Your child will kindergarten soon, but are they ready? Even the most confident parents are still likely to have a few worries about their children going from preschool to kindergarten. So should you start your five year old on a strict schedule of...

read more

Meet our new teammate: Lauren Renée Moore

As our work continues to grow, our Cincinnati Preschool Promise team is gaining one more member. We are excited to welcome Lauren Renée Moore as our new teammate. She will serve as our program and policy manager! Lauren brings diverse experience and unique perspective...

read more

Hi, I’m a Preschool Teacher.

Some people know from a very young age what they want to be when they grow up. I was not one of those people. Becoming an early childhood educator was something that I sort of fell into, then fell in love with.

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RFQ: Early Childhood Education Quality Improvement Coaching

The Cincinnati Preschool Promise is looking for individuals and organizations with experience working with early childhood education providers on quality improvement initiatives. Ideal vendors will have extensive experience coaching and supporting various types of...

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From 1 to 5 stars: “It’s a dream come true”

In 2010, Dennis and Melena Campbell opened Daddy’s Daycare Child Development Center in the West End. It was a homecoming for Dennis, a graduate of Taft High School who grew up in the West End, and the pair hoped to get involved in the local community. “Growing up, he...

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Editorial: “Preschool program off to promising start”

Throughout the first year, the Cincinnati Preschool Promise team and its partners have accomplished a lot and learned even more. From the Cincinnati Enquirer Editorial Board: After some fits and starts, Preschool Promise seemed to gain both its footing and momentum....

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Now Hiring: Program & Policy Manager

Do you believe that every child deserves a strong start to a strong future? Do you want to make a difference for Cincinnati families? We need you on our team! Cincinnati Preschool Promise is accepting applications for its Program & Policy Manager position. This...

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Expressing heartfelt gratitude to Stephanie Byrd

During its Feb. 20 meeting, the Cincinnati Preschool Promise board of managers thanked Stephanie Byrd for her dedication to the organization and her continued commitment to our region's youngest learners. From Michael J. Graham, S.J., president of Xavier University...

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Shiloh Turner to lead Cincinnati Preschool Promise

Shiloh Turner will lead the Cincinnati Preschool Promise as executive director, the board of managers announced today. Turner was part of the Leadership Cincinnati team that developed the Preschool Promise concept in 2012 as a member of Class XXXVI (36). She helped...

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Join our Promise Team to help enroll families in preschool!

Do you believe that every child deserves a strong start to a strong future? Do you want to make a difference for Cincinnati families? We need you on our team! Cincinnati Preschool Promise is searching for passionate people to join its new Promise Team as outreach...

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Local12: Six months in, keeping the promises

Since enrollment began six months ago, Cincinnati Preschool Promise has had successes and challenges. But after one semester of school. there are about 1,100 children receiving tuition assistance in more than 80 participating programs. One program, Water Lily Learning...

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Wage survey underway to better support community providers

Cincinnati Preschool Promise is working with the University of Cincinnati Economics Center to explore current wages of community providers throughout the city. Through a survey of community providers, the organization will gain greater insight into the current salary...

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Cincy Magazine: Keeping the Promise

In November 2016, Cincinnati voters overwhelmingly approved Issue 44 -- a Cincinnati Public School levy that designated $15 million to expand access to quality preschool programs. Just a year later, Cincinnati Preschool Promise is up and running, with more than 1,000...

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Asking the right questions to choose the right preschool

When families are looking for the right preschool, what are the right questions to ask? We took this question to Terri England, director of New Horizons Child Care in Evanston. Terri has years of early childhood education experience, not only as a community preschool...

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Now Hiring: Cincinnati Preschool Promise Executive Director

Are you passionate about children and early childhood education? Are you skilled in collaborating for a common cause and inspired by both the challenges and rewards of working with diverse groups and complex relationships? If you answered 'yes' to the above, you may...

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Cincinnati Preschool Promise board endorses Issue 24

In a unanimous decision during its Sept. 26 meeting, the Cincinnati Preschool Promise (CPP) Board of Directors endorsed Issue 24, a tax renewal levy for the Cincinnati Public School District (CPS). “Cincinnati Preschool Promise and Cincinnati Public Schools are...

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Kudos to Chris Nelms

In keeping with his tradition, the Cincinnati Preschool Promise gives a kudos to Chris Nelms for constantly advocating for Cincinnati’s students, starting with preschool. “Chris was always committed to making sure our children had the best opportunities,” said...

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Apply Now for Tuition Assistance: Preschool Starts August 21

NEWS RELEASE - (Cincinnati, OH – August 2, 2017) – Parents and caregivers are encouraged to apply now for Preschool Promise tuition assistance with community providers for the 2017/18 school year which starts August 21st. Tuition assistance can help families pay for...

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Board Meeting – July 18

Reminder - the Board of Directors will meet July 18, 3:00 - 5:00 pm at the United Way of Greater Cincinnati, 2400 Reading Rd. 45202. The meeting will be videotaped and posted on this website and will be streamed LIVE on our facebook page facebook.com/preschoolpromise

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Provider Applications Now Available

Applications are now being accepted for preschool providers seeking to participate in the Cincinnati Preschool Promise. Providers may be eligible to receive Tuition Assistance reimbursements or Quality Improvement supports. The two options for provider participation...

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Preschool Promise Proposes Budget for first year

Preschool Promise Board member and Treasurer Pastor Ennis Tait led a public forum on June 8th to present and take questions and comments on the proposed budget for the first full year of Cincinnati Preschool Promise which will be July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018. Here are...

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Cincinnati Preschool Promise Initiative Underway

(March 30, 2017 – Cincinnati, OH) -- Leaders from Cincinnati Preschool Promise (CPP), Cincinnati Public Schools and United Way of Greater Cincinnati announced today how the preschool expansion will work and how parents and providers will be engaged now to be ready for...

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News & Press Release Archive

Cincinnati State to host July 25th fourm to help preschool providers meet staff education requirements for Preschool Promise Preschool Promise to Increase Access to Quality Preschool, Cincinnati Edition, WVXU Preschool Promise update on Cincinnati Issues with Lincoln...

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