The Gunnison–Hinsdale Early Childhood Council’s Elevate the Workforce program expands supports to the early childhood workforce in Gunnison County and Hinsdale County in Colorado through two initiatives. The first initiative provides paid sick leave to early childhood teachers in Gunnison and Hinsdale Counties in licensed care facilities, including home providers who do not currently receive paid sick leave benefits. The second initiative provides a stipend to early childhood teachers based on their […]
BRC is working with the Children’s Services Council (CSC) of Palm Beach County to estimate the social return on investment (SROI) of the CSC’s programs. The analyses are based on the costs and social benefits of the CSC’s investments in early childhood education, professional development and quality improvement, family supports, and other programs. Benefits are calculated by reviewing the most recent literature on outcomes and economic benefits of each of the CSC’s program, adjusting for local costs. The resulting analyses will be used to help identify the most effective ways for the CSC to invest its funding and to communicate the value of the CSC’s programs to stakeholders.
BRC is working with the Sorensen Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business to provide technical support for Pay For Success programs across the West. BRC’s role includes providing cost-benefit analysis, evaluation consultation, and research design support for communities and organizations considering Pay for Success programs in early childhood.