Maintaining Mental Health During Challenging Times

Led by GEEARS, PAACT: Promise All Atlanta Children Thrive is a citywide alliance working to support high-quality early learning and the healthy development of Atlanta’s youngest children. Over the last few months, we have engaged a number of parents and caregivers of young children who have expressed a desire for increased access to mental health supports. Mental health […]

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Celebrate #GivingTuesday with GEEARS: Film Screening and Live Q & A

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students is excited to kick off its 10th Anniversary with a #GivingTuesday Campaign! Make a tax-deductible donation to support our statewide advocacy efforts and join us on GAGives Day, December 1st, for a film screening and live discussion on the importance of investing in high-quality early education to improve […]

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In This Together: Film Screening & Conversation featuring No Small Matter

Please join the Deal Center for Language and Literacy, the Georgia Department of Education, GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, and the Get Georgia Reading Campaign for a free virtual film screening of “No Small Matter,” a talk by Early Education Specialist featured in the film, Rachel Giannini, and a panel discussion with Georgia’s leaders in early education. 2020 […]

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Transformational Equity: A Conversation with Heather McGhee

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students is excited to announce another installment of our Speaker Series: Conversations on Early Childhood, featuring nationally recognized equity-focused policy expert, Heather McGee. McGhee examines how racism produces negative impacts on the economy for everyone, and how racial healing leads to a more equitable, prosperous, and opportunity filled life for all of us and our […]

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Conversations on Early Childhood featuring Dr. Rosemarie Trugilo

The television show Sesame Street has touched the lives of countless children for decades here in the United States and around the world. Many of those children grew up to have children who watch Sesame Workshop programming today. GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students is excited to present this virtual event where parents and caregivers can learn […]

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Community Conversation: Raising Young Children in a Pandemic

PAACT: Promise All Atlanta Children Thrive is a citywide alliance working to support high-quality early learning, education, and the healthy development of Atlanta’s youngest citizens. PAACT invites Atlanta-based families and caregivers of young children to join the Community Conversation: Raising Young Children in a Pandemic. This space is for parents and caregivers to share their needs and […]

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Virtual Film Screening and Conversation for Fulton County: “No Small Matter”

Families and caregivers of young children are invited to join GEEARS and early childhood leaders of Fulton County for a free virtual screening and town hall on Friday, July 24th. We’ll be screening “No Small Matter,” a documentary film on early childhood development and how it impacts children, families, and the wider community. Immediately following the film, we will host a panel discussion […]

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Georgia’s Looming Child Care Crisis: A post-COVID economic comeback depends on child care.

Atlanta’s business community can’t get back to work without schools, summer camps and child care for working parents. Join Nana Grants and Cobb Collaborative on June 8th for a discussion of what a post COVID-19 economic comeback might look like for employers, parents, and child care providers. The panel of experts includes Mindy Koplon Binderman, Executive Director of GEEARS; Pam Tatum, President […]

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Host Your Own Virtual No Small Matter Screening & Town Hall

GEEARS is excited to help bring virtual screenings of the documentary “No Small Matter” to communities across the state of Georgia! “No Small Matter” is a 70 minute documentary film that makes key early childhood development topics accessible to everyone in an engaging and clear way. Audiences will learn about things like developmental science, toxic […]

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Virtual Film Screening and Conversation:  No Small Matter

Families and caregivers of young children are invited to join GEEARS for a free virtual screening and town hall on Tuesday, May 5th. We’ll be screening No Small Matter, a documentary film on early childhood development and how it impacts children, families, and the wider community.  Immediately following the film, we will host a virtual town hall for Metro-Atlanta families to hear from local […]

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