Become a part of our statewide movement to ensure that every child enters kindergarten prepared to succeed and on a path to read to learn by third grade.

Advocate for Early Education

Raise your voice with legislators to support state and federal policies and funding for early education programs.

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Support Early Education Efforts in Your Community
  • Enhance an early learning center’s library by donating complex storybooks. For a list of suggested books, email Mindy Binderman, Executive Director.
  • Volunteer to read to a class- but first, watch this video by the Atlanta Speech School for important tips.
  • Help us ensure that every family of a child under five in Atlanta has a summer filled with enriching literacy activities by being a part of the GEEARS-led Mayor’s Summer Reading Club. Learn more.
Support Early Education Through Philanthropy
  • Partner with us to improve the quality of early education in Georgia.
Spread the Word
  • We all interact with children- either our own children, grandchildren, neighbors, or just the children we see in restaurants and other public places. Be intentional with these interactions. Let every moment make a difference.
  • Share the Quality Rated child care system and search tool with friends and family searching for quality, child care in Georgia.
  • Host a house party with GEEARS to educate your friends about the importance of early education. Email Mindy Binderman, Executive Director.
Support Early Education in Your Workplace
  • Support family friendly employment practices:
    • Give employees time off to attend events at their children’s schools.
    • Ensure that your human resources department has information about Quality Rated to share with employees.
  • Promote employee satisfaction and retention- and future workforce development- by ensuring that your employees have access to high quality, affordable early education programs for their young children. Visit our business toolkit for more information.
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