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First3Years names Sadie Funk Chief Executive Officer 06/12/17

 
First3Years names Sadie Funk Chief Executive Officer
Goal is to expand Safe Babies Program into Dallas County, and is expected to impact more than 1,000 babies in Foster Care.
 

Dallas, Texas, June 13, 2017 — The First3Years Board of Directors today named Sadie Funk as First3Years CEO, a new role for the […]

A Message from Sadie Funk, First3Years Executive Director 04/21/17

A Message from Sadie Funk, First3Years Executive Director / April 2017
Thank you for your past support to First3Years. Along with members, donors and friends like you, we’re proud to be the voice for infants and toddlers.
Because of our programs and strong collaborations, First3Years is in a unique place – working with early care professionals, community-based agencies, […]

First3Years Celebrates Just Beginning Graduate 04/12/17

First3Years Celebrates Just Beginning Graduate
Last week, we celebrated one of our newest Just Beginning graduates, Jacob.  “When teen dads graduate from the Just Beginning program, it’s a big deal. We are so proud of each and every one of our graduates. Accepting a certificate of completion at Texas Can Academy/Farmers Branch […]

Houston Food for Thought | March 8th Session Wrap-up 03/17/17

Houston Food for Thought | March 8th Session Wrap-up
On March 8th, First3Years Houston engaged Dustin Rynders, Supervising Attorney with Disability Rights Texas, Stephanie Rubin, CEO of Texans Care for Children, and Kim Sporrer, with Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) of Easter Seals Greater Houston in a local conversation about the importance of Early […]

Member Chat: The Value of Endorsement

Member Chat: The Value of Endorsement

An interview with First3Years member and endorsee, Lee Johnson III, M.A., CHES, IMH-E®. Lee is a Doctoral Student and Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Alabama.
 
How did you hear about First3Years?
I first learned of First3Years after being informed by the Director of Child Development Resources at […]