Early Childhood Development Working Group

We believe investing in early childhood development results in improved student performance, enhanced academic achievement, and decreased social service costs.

  • % of all Kids Served through GSRP

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  • Total Kids Served in GSRP in West Michigan

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  • Measure of Kindergarten Readiness

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Participants
Co-Chairs
  • Sean Welsh, PNC Bank
  • Kevin Clay, Pridgeon and Clay Inc.
  • Bruce Los, softArchitecture
  • Lew Chamberlin, Whitecaps Professional Baseball Inc.
Project Manager
  • Lisa Hungerford, Talent 2025
  • Milt Rohwer, Talent 2025
Members
  • Allegan Area ESA
  • Community Action Allegan
  • Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative
  • First Steps Kent
  • Fremont Area Community Foundation
  • Frey Foundation
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Grand Rapids YMCA
  • KC Ready4s
  • Kent Great Start Collaborative
  • Kent ISD
  • Mason County United Way
  • Mecosta-Osceola Great Start Collaborative
  • Michigan Education Corps
  • Montcalm ISD
  • Muskegon Area ISD
  • Ottawa Area ISD
  • Padnos
  • Pennies from Heaven Foundation
  • RDV Foundation
  • Ready for School
  • United Way of the Lakeshore
  • West Shore ESD Great Start Collaborative
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation