The Plymouth Early Childhood Council (PECC) has received a co-funded grant from the State Department of Education and the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund with additional support from the United Way of West Central Connecticut to help create a community-wide plan for Plymouth children (birth to eight) that encompasses: Early Care & Education, Social, Emotional, Behavioral, Physical, Health & Family Supports.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. If you would like to help us in our work, the Plymouth Early Childhood Council (PECC) would be delighted if you could attend our upcoming meetings:
Upcoming Plymouth Early Childhood Council Meetings
(Dinner and Childcare available at evening meetings only)
Please Contact us for Meeting Locations
Thursday, Sept 24, 2015 - 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 - 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 - 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Dec. Meeting may be called if needed
Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 - 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
All FREE AND ALL IN OUR PLYMOUTH COMMUNITY!
The United Way of West Central Connecticut, in partnership with the Connecticut Commission on Children, University of Connecticut and the CT Center for School Change has applied for funding to offer the Parent Leadership Initiatives; including the Parents SEE Program, the Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) and People Empowering People (PEP) in Plymouth. All interested parents, grandparents, and guardians, are invited to participate in these three exciting FREE parent engagement, civic leadership opportunities. If you are interested in becoming part of a statewide initiative of parent leaders, and have a desire to impact your community and your child’s education, we invite you to learn more about PLTI, PEP or Parents SEE:
Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) A free 20 week program designed to help parents (and other caring adults) learn how to advocate for children will be offered in Plymouth. For more information on PLTI please visit www.plti-ct.org or contact Linda Schnaars, PLTI Site Coordinator at email@example.com or PLTI Coordinator, Donna Koser at the Plymouth Early Childhood Council via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (860) 314-2763. The Parent Leadership Training Institute will begin with a Saturday retreat and Classes will meet once weekly on Monday evenings from 5:35 pm to 9:00 pm. Dinner will be served and classes will be facilitated by certified facilitators from the State of CT Commission on Children. Limited On-site childcare will be provided. Applications can be downloaded from the following website: http://plymouth.k12.ct.us/PECC
People Empowering People (PEP) is a free 10 week program with a strong community focus encouraging growth in communication and problem solving skills, parent/family relationships and community involvement. Please contact Lori Borysewicz, Plymouth PEP Coordinator at the Plymouth Family Resource Center via email at PlymouthFRC@educationconnection.org or by phone at (860) 283-6167. For more information on PEP, please visitwww.pep.uconn.edu.
Parents Supporting Education Excellence (Parents SEE) is a free 12 week, parent leadership program for those who want to increase involvement and understanding of the educational experience of our children and how best to advocate and support their success. Parents SEE will be offered in Plymouth. Please contact Donna Koser, Parents SEE Coordinator at email@example.com or via phone at (860) 314-2763.
The Parent Leadership Training Institute of West Central Connecticut proudly accepted an Official Citation from the State of Connecticut General Assembly, introduced by Senator Henri Martin and Representative Whit Betts in recognition of five years of outstanding work for the parents and children of West Central Connecticut.
(Pictured left to right: Senator Henri Martin, 31st Dist., Donna Osuch; United Way of West Central Connecticut,
Linda Schnaars; PLTI Site Coordinator, Donna Koser; PLTI Coordinator and Representative Whit Betts, 78th Dist.)
Photo Credit: Parent Leader Nicole McWilliams (the Social Butterfly)
Drive Like Your Kids Live Here
The PECC Safety Committee has joined this campaign to bring awareness to safe driving in the community.
Please contact us today if you are interested in purchasing a sign.