South Carolina First Steps e-Spotlight


February 5, 2016: SC Parents as Teachers Program Outperforms National Averages

February 12, 2016: “It Takes a Village…”: McCormick First Steps Leverages the Power of Community Volunteers

February 19, 2016: Florence & Marion County First Steps Partner with DSS to Support Child Care Home Providers

February 26, 2016: Chesterfield County First Steps’ Blessings Resource Center – Creating Change through Collaboration

March 4, 2016: Pickens County First Steps: [I CAN] engage my community in building a foundation for school readiness

March 11, 2016: First Steps of Anderson County and Local School Districts Work Together to Implement Family Literacy Program

March 18, 2016: SC First Steps Executive Directors Attend South Carolina’s Nonprofit Summit

March 25, 2016: Lexington County First Steps’ Countdown to Kindergarten Program Reaches New Heights

April 1, 2016: Berkeley County First Steps Holds 2nd Annual Diaper Derby/Youth Dash and Family Wellness Festival

April 8, 2016: SC First Steps Local Partnerships Look Forward to Celebrating the Week of the Young Child™

April 15, 2016: Oconee County First Steps and Nurse-Family Partnership Kick-Off the National Week of the Young Child™ with 2nd Annual Community Baby Shower

April 21, 2016: “Talk to Me”: Cherokee County Comes Together for New Early Language & Literacy Initiative

April 29, 2016: New Child Care Facility Coming to Allendale County

May 6, 2016: “…Their Child’s First Teacher”: Darlington County First Steps Works to Support & Empower Young Parents

May 13, 2016: Celebrating National Nurses Week 2016: Nurse-Family Partnership Gives SC Children a “Healthy Start”

May 20, 2016: T.E.A.M.-work in the Lowcountry: SC First Steps of Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, & Allendale Counties Come Together for Early Childhood Conference 

May 27, 2016: Edgefield and Saluda County First Steps: A Collaborative Approach to Child Care Training and Coaching

June 3, 2016: Dorchester County First Steps & Dorchester County Library: Working Together to Ensure “Every Child is Ready to Read”

June 10, 2016: Horry County Child Care Center Staff Attend National Early Childhood Leadership Conference in Chicago

June 17, 2016: Charleston County First Steps’ Parents as Teachers Program Prepares Children for School Success

June 24, 2016: Family Literacy Program in Newberry County Gives Children a “Bright Beginning”

July 8, 2016: For Spartanburg County’s Children and Families “Quality Counts”

July 20, 2016: Orangeburg County First Steps: Prioritizing Community Collaboration to Meet the Needs of Children and Families

August 5, 2016:  Bamberg County First Steps Works Hard Through the Summer to Ensure Children are Healthy and Ready to Learn

August 19, 2016: Greenville County First Steps Supports Teen Mothers & Helps Reduce Barriers to High School Graduation through its BabySteps Program

September 9, 2016: Georgetown County First Steps Partners with Sadie Grice Funny Foundation to Host Back to School Jamboree

September 26, 2016: Colleton County First Steps Invests Early Through Partnership with Local Hospital

October 28, 2016: Kershaw County First Steps Early Identification and Referral Program Gains Momentum

December 2, 2016: Williamsburg County First Steps’ Parent-Child Home Program Educates Parents & Strengthens Community

June 6, 2017: Clarendon County First Steps is Turning the Pages to Success through their Dolly Parton Imagination Library Program