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New polling shows America is for afterschool

2018-10-25T10:05:01-05:00

By NIKKI YAMASHIRO Posted: Oct 22, 2018 THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED AT AFTERSCHOOLALLIANCE.ORG Just in time for Lights On Afterschool, the only national rally celebrating afterschool, a new national poll is out that shows strong public support for afterschool. Nearly 9 in 10 adults (89 percent) agree that afterschool programs are important to their community, with bipartisan and nationwide support for afterschool programs cutting across party lines as well as geographic regions. Among Democrats, 94 percent agree that afterschool is important to their community, and among Republicans, 86 percent agree. Support is highest in the West at 92 percent, followed by the Midwest and Northeast [...]

New polling shows America is for afterschool2018-10-25T10:05:01-05:00

Lights On Afterschool Celebrates 19th Anniversary

2018-10-24T13:39:07-05:00

Launched in October 2000, Lights On Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities. The effort has become a hallmark of the afterschool movement and generates media coverage across the country each year. The Afterschool Alliance organizes Lights On Afterschool to draw attention to the many ways afterschool programs support students by offering them opportunities to learn new things—such as science, community service, robotics, Taekwondo and poetry—and discover new skills. The events send a powerful message that millions more kids need quality afterschool programs. EmBe will be [...]

Lights On Afterschool Celebrates 19th Anniversary2018-10-24T13:39:07-05:00

EmBe employee uses CPR to save a life

2018-10-02T14:47:17-05:00

When Brittany Lee went to Wal-Mart to pick up formula this summer – a fairly routine errand, little did she know that she would leave Wal-Mart with formula and a story of the time she saved a life. As Brittany headed into Wal-Mart that day, she noticed a group of people standing around a man in the parking lot. As she approached, she heard the people gathered asking each other if they knew CPR. No one did and they couldn’t find the man’s pulse. That’s when Brittany, Lead Teacher in Transition Room at our Downtown childcare center, stepped into action using training [...]

EmBe employee uses CPR to save a life2018-10-02T14:47:17-05:00

Meet Miss Sarah

2018-10-02T14:11:38-05:00

We want you to get to know the great childcare workers we have at EmBe. Childcare jobs are essential to a strong workforce and the people that care for our kids are doing amazing work. Name: Sarah Watts Site Location: South  Years of Service: 6 years What's the best part of working at EmBe? I love working at EmBe because of all the wonderful children and the supportive parents. What benefits set EmBe apart from other employers? As a single mother, I love the understanding from the management that it’s important to be an active part of my son's activities [...]

Meet Miss Sarah2018-10-02T14:11:38-05:00

Parenting Class with the Parent Connection!

2018-09-06T10:52:33-05:00

EmBe is proud to be partnering with the South Dakota Parent Connection on this five week series on Understanding the Social and Emotional Development of Children. Session topics will include: -The Development of Social Skills -Red Flags and Warning Signs: How Do I Know If Behavior is Typical?  -Strategies and Discussions in Dealing With Difficult Behavior -Understanding Risk: Disabilities That Impact Behavior -Keeping the Lines of Communication Open This series is only $5 per person (for all five sessions) and childcare and a meal will be provided. Trainings will be held at EmBe Avera South (3510 Ralph Rogers Rd) from 5:30 PM [...]

Parenting Class with the Parent Connection!2018-09-06T10:52:33-05:00

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