Jan 31, 2018
Families from Guilford Child Development’s Learning Together and Family Success Center programs have been working to identify concerns in the community, find solutions for them, and advocate or implement those solutions. This is called family service learning and is supported by a grant from the National Center for Families Learning. One of their immediate concerns was access to new books for both their children and themselves. This spawned additional brainstorming that led the parent group to the Little Free Library website, which provides a listing of small boxes all over the country that allow communities to “Take a book & Return a book.”
Oct 20, 2017
GCD celebrated our 50th anniversary at our 4th annual Early Childhood Champion’s Luncheon on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Koury Convention Center. We had over 600 people in attendance, including approximately 300 staff members.
Jul 31, 2017
The “Summer Slide” occurs when children lose academic ground over the summer because they aren’t in the classroom learning every day. Families can help reduce this gap by encouraging their children to read!
Jun 30, 2017
When school is in session, the Free and Reduced Lunch program provides a significant number of meals to children in public schools across Guilford County and the nation! Similarly, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) provides meals to daycare facilities for adults and children in qualified facilities. The Summer Feeding program helps bridge the gap between school years to ensure that children 18 & under have access to healthy, FREE meals over the summer.
Mar 31, 2017
March 2nd was “National Read Across America Day,”
Which coincides with Dr. Seuss’ birthday!
Feb 28, 2017
Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to teach children about love, compassion, and caring for others. Our Head Start and Early Head Start teachers do a great job introducing holidays and helping children learn how to express themselves.
Jan 31, 2017
Happy 2017! That means it is GCD’s 50th Anniversary…
Our New Year’s resolution is to share more about us with you!
Dec 16, 2016
Welcome to our new blog section of the website! This will be the first of many stories about our work.
You may know who Guilford Child Development (GCD) is, but you may have asked yourself at some point, what does GCD do to help the community?