In the News


7/30/2019 – Herald Tribune Podcast: Carolta Nelson, director of ‘Brain Matters’ on the fight for grade-level reading

7/15/2019 – Herald Tribune: ‘Brain Matters highlights the key to successful infant development

7/10/2019SNNTV: The Florida Center for Early Childhood has helped thousands of children for more than 40 years

7/2/2019 – Sarasota Magazine: Sarasota Doctor among First to earn ‘Infant and Childhood Mental Health Expert Designation

6/30/19 – SRQ Daily: Sarasota Doctor among First to Earn ‘Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Expert’ Designation

5/23/19 – Herald Tribune: Humane Society of Sarasota County brings Compassion to the Classroom with ‘Collars and Scholars Program

5/7/19 – SNNTV: Sarasota School uses innovative method to address children’s mental health

4/25/19 – Bradenton Herald: Foster care remains a struggle for Manatee County
4/25/19 – SNNTV: Family Therapy Rooms Undergo Makeover
4/24/19 – SRQ Daily/Philanthropy Edition: Junior League Supports Florida Center for Early Childhood
4/23/19 – Herald Tribune: Sarasota’s Early Childhood Court is award finalist
4/22/19 – City of North Port Podcast: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – Alcohol Awareness Month
4/20/19 – Herald Tribune: Thunder by the Bay nets $180K to aid children
4/13/19 – Herald Tribune: Scholars and Collars pay visit to Gocio
4/4/19 – Your Observer: Champions for Children Breakfast honored judges
4/4/19 – ABC7/WWSB/My Suncoast: Florida Center honors those who go “above and beyond”
4/3/19 – Specs on Spec Ed Podcast: FASD for Alcohol Awareness Month
3/15/19 – SRQ Daily/Philanthropy Edition: Grant Boosts Preschool for Children with Developmental, Behavioral Disorders
3/11/19 – Florida Bar News TV: Bill Would standardize early childhood courts
3/6/19 – SNNTV: Proposed bill would add funds to early childhood courts
2/28/19 – The Ledger: Barancik Foundation grant to address disruptive learning


3/5/18 – Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Good Deeds
4/2018 – SRQ Magazine Katherine Shea Profile
4/16/18 – Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Good Deeds
5/28/18 – Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Good Deeds
5/28/18 – Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Carrie Seidman Editorial
8/14/18 – Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Kristie Skoglund Named COO
10/15/18 – SRQ Daily  Board Announced
11/13/18- Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Legislative Breakfast of Champions


Harbor Style Magazine Cover Story, May 2017
Sarasota Herald Tribune, April 2017
Treating Trauma Through Early Childhood Court, March 2017
The Florida Center is a One-Stop Shop for Children in Need Sarasota Herald Tribune, February 2017


Family’s Grief Inspires Book To Help Young Children Cope, December 2016