Coordinated Effort to Enhance Development (CEED)

Coordinated Effort to Enhance Development (CEED)

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Coordinated Effort to Enhance Development (CEED) – 3720 Alumni Ave. Contact: (901) 678.2000 |Loretta Rudd, lrudd@memphis.edu  The Coordinated Effort to Enhance Development (CEED) project is a multi-disciplinary approach to enhancing social and emotional development in young children with a coordinated effort with early care and learning professionals (ex. childcare directors, childcare teachers, families participating in childcare services).  The CEED will target zip codes with the densest population of children under age 4 as well as the highest percentage of households at or below the poverty level. Early care and learning professionals and parents of young children will receive training in an effort to enhance knowledge and skills in social, emotional, and language development which are necessary skills for kindergarten readiness and ultimately for 3rd grade reading. Our efforts have been in the 38128, 38127, 38118, 38116, 38114, 38111 and 38109 zip codes.  Partners: o AGAPE Child & Family Services o Early Success Coalition o LENA (Language Environment Analysis) o Memphis Child Advocacy Center o Seeding Success o TN Childcare Resource & Referral -Strengthening Families