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Therapists Set Up ‘Zen Den’ to Help Teachers Relax

School-based mental health therapists at Wilkinson Elementary in Sarasota set up ‘Zen Den’ to help teachers relax after a busy work day. The Florida ... continue reading

United Way Grant to Expand Social-Emotional Mental Health Preschool Program

A United Way grant will expand The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s social-emotional mental health program. The agency recently received a multi-year funding commitment ... continue reading

Addressing the Back-to-School Butterflies

Addressing your child’s back-to-school butterflies is a part of summer vacation that often creeps up on parents. In a blink of an eye, the ... continue reading

The Florida Center CDO Joins Leadership Sarasota Class of 2023

Our CDO joins Leadership Sarasota Class of 2023! The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s Chief Development Officer has been selected to participate in the ... continue reading

Bishop-Parker Grant Provides Funding for Children in Foster Care

The Bishop-Parker Grant provides funding for children in foster care. The Florida Center for Early Childhood Foundation recently received a $50,000 grant from the ... continue reading

The Emotional Impact of a Child’s Diagnosis

The emotional impact of a child’s diagnosis can affect the entire family. In Season 2, Episode 9 of Centering Kids: Advice from the Experts ... continue reading

Starfish Academy Has New Director!

The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s Starfish Academy has a new site director! Alexis LeRoux earned her bachelor’s degree in art education from Tufts ... continue reading

Teaching Your Child Self-Love

Teaching your child self-love is a practiced behavior that parents can instill at an early age with simple strategies that can be used daily.  ... continue reading

The Benefits of Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

As adults, most of us recognize the benefits of getting a good night’s sleep and can attribute the lack thereof to decreased productivity and ... continue reading

How to Build up A Child’s Self-Esteem

As parents, we can be hard on ourselves, but modeling good self-esteem is a key component to build a child’s self-esteem. In Season 2, ... continue reading