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Welcome to Early Achievers - Pre-Rating Toolkit


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Early Achievers




Welcome to Early Achievers

As an Early Achievers participant, you have access to a range of supports and incentives. Supports in the early stages of Early Achievers focus on technical assistance to increase successful Early Achievers participation and evaluation readiness. 

Early Achievers Bridge Grant

The Bridge Grant supports early learning programs participating in Early Achievers to assist with purchasing curriculum development, instructional materials, supplies, technology support related to electronic attendance system implementation, and equipment to improve program quality. 
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