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The Teachers College Literacy Center Effectiveness

The Teachers College Literacy Center Effectiveness, 2016-2021


Providers and educators completing KDHE-approved professional development modules


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


Number of counties across Kansas benefitting from The Growing Brain Course


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.


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


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


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


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.


Parents said their children asked them to read more often.


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