Category: Data in Action
Cross-Sector Collaborations Create Early Years Programming to Support Rocky Mountain Transitions into Kindergarten
Learn about how Child Development Monitoring System data are useful sources of information to support cross-sector early learning discussions and partnerships.
In an effort to address concerns about rising EDI vulnerability rates in the region, the Building Connections for Valley Families initiative was launched in 2019 to collectively inform and engage with communities with the goal of enhancing early years supports and services for children (conception to age 8), their families, and the Comox Valley.
The Kootenay-Columbia region used Toddler Development Instrument (TDI) data collected during its pilot year to support their cross-cultural collaborative work, which resulted in the introduction of Parenting Cafés.
For the past 20 years, Revelstoke has used Monitoring System data collected across all five tools to inform their community-based work of strengthening child development and well-being in the region. In response to trends in the data, Revelstoke has taken a whole-of-community approach, focused on connectedness and equity.