Author Archives: Robin Halloran

Job Posting: Program Manager, Quality Improvement Initiatives

Position Description: The Program Manager will oversee and coordinate the day-to-day operations of Docs for Tots Quality Improvement (QI) programs, including Help Me Grow – Long Island (HMG-LI) and physician and child care outreach, training, and technical assistance. Specifically, the …
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Help Me Grow Long Island Spring Open House

Join us for any portion of the evening to network with community members and meet the Help Me Grow Long Island leadership team and staff members. The evening will include drinks, dinner, and a tour of the Cedarmere gardens and …
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Docs for Tots in 2021

Making Best Practice Everyday Practice in Support of Young Kids Help Me Grow – Long Island, a regional partnership promoting early childhood development, rose to the unprecedented challenges of COVID in 2020, doubling the number of vulnerable families aided and …
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NEW Early Childhood Educators’ Screening Collaborative Launching 2022

Now Accepting Applications!  Help Me Grow-Long Island, in partnership with the Child Care Councils of Nassau and Suffolk, and QUALITYstarsNY, is launching the newest cohort of the Early Childhood Educators’ Screening Collaborative. This is a free program that teaches childcare …
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Bouncing Back for Babies

​Donate to Docs for Tots so kids 0 to 5 can thrive! Many of us have had a rough couple of years and are in a period of recovery. Bouncing back is especially important for those of us caring for and …
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HMG-LI Report: Centering the Family Experience

IMPLICATIONS FOR LONG ISLAND’S EARLY CHILDHOOD SYSTEM A follow up to Help Me Grow Long Island’s May 2021 report, this October 2021 report explores families’ experiences with Help Me Grow – Long Island through qualitative analysis. Importantly, feedback from families …
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Promoting child development across New York during the pandemic

Report released by Docs for Tots and the Schuyler Center The NY Acts project, a Centers for Disease Control (CDC)-funded project led by Docs for Tots, worked to increase the capacity to coordinate statewide efforts around developmental promotion and early …
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HMG-LI Year 2 Report Webinar Summary

On June 17th Help Me Grow-Long Island hosted a webinar presenting our second annual report “Help Me Grow Long Island: Meeting family needs during COVID and beyond.” Melissa Passarelli, Director of Programs, started this event by introducing HMG-LI, the importance …
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BRITE Child Care – Participant spotlight

Building Relationships in Infant Toddler Early Education As part of Project BRITE, our Infant Toddler Mental Health Consultants have worked with Family/Group Family providers in Queens and Nassau Counties. Staff at Kernall Family Childcare in Cambria Heights participated in this …
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BRITE Child Care – Participant spotlight

Building Relationships in Infant Toddler Early Education As part of Project BRITE, our Infant Toddler Mental Health Consultant Dalila has worked with Family/Group Family providers in Queens and Nassau Counties. Staff at Learn and Grow Child Care in Levittown participated …
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June 2022

Check out our newsletter and see what we’re up to! In case you missed it – here is our June Newsletter. See what we’re . . .
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Docs for Tots is Hiring: Spanish-speaking Family Resource Specialist

NEW posting June 2022 Part-time or Full-time position with combo of in person and remote work Help Me Grow – Long Island Family Resource . . .
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Job Posting: Program Manager, Quality Improvement Initiatives

Position Description: The Program Manager will oversee and coordinate the day-to-day operations of Docs for Tots Quality Improvement (QI) programs, including Help Me Grow . . .
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Investing in quality early learning programs is the most efficient way to affect school and life success and to reduce social expenditures later.

James Heckman, economist, Nobel laureate