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KMLC Effectiveness, 2016-2021

KMLC Effectiveness, 2016-2021

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Providers and educators completing KDHE-approved professional development modules

228

Hours of KDHE-approved training provided through The Growing Brain Course.

2556

Number of counties across Kansas benefitting from The Growing Brain Course

65

After 4.5 years of the 10-year proposal, over 29,000 of the 50,000 Kansans (58%) have already had direct impact in literacy.

INFLUENCE

Funding from Kansas Health Foundation to support Barber and Linn Counties in expanding services for birth to age 5.

$25,000

Preschool Development Grant: Early Childhood Champions funding over three years to support professional development in "Frontier and Rural Counties"

$53,909

Connect Families with Early Childhood Services over three years to support Greeley, Wichita, Hamilton, Kearny, Morton and Stanton Counties

$211,070

With KMLC assistance, 767 children received books from the Dolly Parton Imagination Library every month.

Parent Survey Results

Parents reported the Imagination Library had a positive impact on their families.

94%

Parents said their children asked them to read more often.

70%

Parents reported spending more time reading to their children because of the Imagination Library.

78%