What's Happening in your Neighborhood?

Remember to complete our online Registration if you are new to us, and to Sign Up for classes. We are introducing a this online procedure for signing up for classes, hoping it will be easier for all of you.  The registration is for those families signing up for the first time for a program.  Once you register, then you can complete the sign up form. Please feel free to provide us with feedback on this new system. 

Our focus changes in April to bring you "Brain Building in Progress" and to Celebrate the "Week of the Young Child".  We will have classes that highlight the importance of music and movement and its effects on brain development. We will bring in a specialist to introduce you and your child to Yoga Alphabet and much much more.  On April 11th, ECAF sponsors our community wide event at the Memorial Building, Nevins Hall with over 30 community partners offering early learning activities for the young child specifically designed for ages one to eight year old.  We guarantee you will have fun at each of these learning zones  In addition, we will have live music by Philip Alexander who specializes in global children's music.  This is a free event that you don't want to miss! 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! APRIL 11th 1-2 Memorial Building
Click here for event information "PASSPORT TO LEARNING"  

Since the snow is not gone yet we will continue out Motor Time program on Thursday at Criterion Early Intervention from 1-2 .  And PLGT "Hot Topics" and Baby Talk are continuing as another option for families with infants and also for the older children learning to separate for short activity time while parents discuss common topics pertaining to raising young children. Coming attractions: Passport to Parenting Workshop "Brain Building in Progress" and "Sustaining Skills Over The Summer" workshops in April and June.



For more activities, go to the Brain Building in Progress website to find out about more statewide programs.

Do you know about the Resources for Early Learning website?  Great brain building ideas for families and educators alike.  Go to www.resourcesforearlylearning.org

monthsclick here for more information

Learn more about the ECAF's
Help Me Grow Project, a statewide pilot program to support the healthy growth and development of your child.  Call ECAF today to learn more!
Important: Child Care Resource & Referral Agency for Framingham. 
 Child Care Resources will be your contact for financial assistance for child care
The website is filled with information and resources!

Framingham Public Schools
Preschool Screening 
For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Special Education Department at 508-626-9123.

 Let's continue the Brain Building in Progress initiative beyond a day, week, month, or year. 
Investing in children is a return for our future!


 For more information please contact us at:

Early Childhood Alliance of Framingham
454 Water Street - Framingham, MA 01701
Phone: 508-782-6932  -  Fax: 508-877-0733
email: jdehaven@framingham.k12.ma.us





The Early Childhood Alliance of Framingham is a Coordinated Family and Community Engagement program funded by a grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, administered by the Framingham Public Schools.