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The Summer Slide Might Sound Fun, but it isn’t a Game

Jul 31, 2017

The Summer Slide Might Sound Fun, but it isn’t a Game

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!

School May Be Out, But Free Food for Children is In

Jun 30, 2017

School May Be Out, But Free Food for Children is In

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.

Spring Means Summer is Around the Corner, Time to Think About Summer Child Care!

Apr 28, 2017

Spring Means Summer is Around the Corner, Time to Think About Summer Child Care!

The last day of school will be here before you know it (Guilford County Schools: June 9th, Guilford Child Development NC Pre-K: June 9th).

Celebrating National Read Across America Day with Learning Together Family Literacy

Mar 31, 2017

Celebrating National Read Across America Day with Learning Together Family Literacy

March 2nd was “National Read Across America Day,”
Which coincides with Dr. Seuss’ birthday!
“L” is for a Lifelong Love of Learning

Feb 28, 2017

“L” is for a Lifelong Love of Learning

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.

Happy 50th Anniversary GCD!

Jan 31, 2017

Happy 50th Anniversary GCD!

Happy 2017! That means it is GCD’s 50th Anniversary… Our New Year’s resolution is to share more about us with you!

GCD and the Community

Dec 16, 2016

GCD and the Community

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?