News and Events

Kids & Trucks 2016 news coverage: 13WHAM TV * FOX Rochester * CW RochesterCH 8 / WROC TV. (September 2016)

Children's Institute, a partner in ROC the Future, begins free screenings for city of Rochester three-year-olds. (March 2016)
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Kids & Trucks 2015. Kids + trucks = fun. 13WHAM sponsors Kids & Trucks event. (September 2015)

Dan Draper named as 2015 ESL Jefferson Award Winner. News10NBC -- ESL Jefferson Award -- Dan Draper ProfileNews10NBC -- ESL Jefferson Award -- Above and Beyond -- Dan Draper. (April 2015)

Children’s Institute website selected as a finalist in the Rochester Business Journal's 'Best of the Web’ competition - Digital Rochester's Business Transformation Award category. (February 2015)

Deborah Johnson, Director of National Services, named as Athena Award finalist. (October 2014)

Children’s Institute involved in workgroups for the goals identified by this community-wide initiative. (November 2014)

The 2012-2013 Children's Institute Annual Report selected as a winner in the 2014 American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA. (May 2014) 

Deborah Johnson, Director of National Services, receives the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) 2014 Presidential Award. (February 2014) 

Bright Spot: Amy Gee. 13WHAM News coverage. (February 2014)

Woman to Watch: Lauri Brugger. (Democrat & Chronicle, February 2014)

United Way highlights successful area programs. (December 2013)

Boys Town Primary Project program fosters growth in Freedom Shores Elementary youth. (December 2013)

Children’s Institute to host Community Update on social-emotional development of young children in New York State. News 10 NBC coverage. (October 2013)

Rochester children benefit from high-quality pre-k. (Democrat and Chronicle web essay, May 2013)

Non-profit teams up with firm on for-profit effort. (Rochester Business Journal - April 2013)

District adopts universal approach to student social-emotional health. (Monroe County School Boards Association-News Scope - April 2013)

Boys & Girls Clubs of America discover new method to assess and evaluate after-school programs. (February 2013)

Elementary school educators gather to support student’s social and emotional learning. (October 2012)

The importance of social and emotional learning. (Monroe County School Boards Association-MCSBA-News Scope. May 2012.)

Childcare DOLLAR$ announces free community parenting and family activities. (April 2012)

Community leaders visit child care programs to celebrate the week of the young child. (April 2012)

Financial help is available to working families who need child care. (February 2012)

Church raises $50K for charities - children in the congregation direct funds. (January 2012)

New company created to provide data systems to help children – COMET Informatics LLC. (December 2011)

Albany gives $1.6 MM gift of child care to Monroe County families this holiday season. (December 2011)

JPMorgan Chase and Co. supports literacy for Monroe County children. (December 2011)

Operation Kids Crafts offers creativity and support to military families. (December 2011)

National organization honors local leaders for their commitment to children. (October 2011)

M&T bank supports literacy for Rochester's young children. (June 2011)

State budget includes support for children’s social and emotional success in school. (March 2011)

Sample letter to the editor for Primary Project principals. (March 2011)

JPMorgan Chase supports literacy for Monroe County children. (December 2010)

United Way to launch data evaluation system. (Rochester Business Journal, May 2010)

Back to the beginning: Obesity prevention in early childhood. (Grantmakers in Health-GIH-Bulletin, May 2010)

Program to aide moms of military families. (May 2010)

BASIC works to curb children's challenging behaviors in child care. (March 2010)

New technology paints comprehensive portrait of children. (Monroe County School Boards Association-MCSBA-News Scope. February 2010)

JPMorgan Chase supports literacy for Monroe County children. (January 2010)

Elected officials honor local leaders for their commitment to children. Children's Institute Community Update. Presentation. (October 2009)

Children's Institute announces promotions. (August 2009)

Park Ridge Child Care Center achieves national accreditation. (May 2009)

Children's mental health: Nurture it every day. (Democrat & Chronicle Speaking Out, May 2009)

Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children to hold events celebrating the month of the young child. (March 2009)

When children see the worst. (Speaking Out, April 2009)

Caution: Entertainment directed at children can be detrimental to their health. (Democrat & Chronicle Speaking Out, April 2009)

Turning tragedy into triumph. (Democrat & Chronicle Speaking Out, April 2009)

Children’s Institute symposium to address social and emotional learning and improving children’s behavior. (November 2008)

Primary Project annual conference. (October 2008)

Prime time reality tv is no place for babies. (Democrat & Chronicle Speaking Out, July 2008)

Play therapy summer institute in Rochester. (April 2008)

Households with kids with autism likely to earn less. (Pediatrics, April 2008)

Third annual Children's Film Festival. (April 2008)

Children's Institute honored by WRMM 101.3. Children's Institute received a $1,000 gift from the Tony and Dee Spirit Fund in recognition of its outstanding work with children who are coping with divorce. Children of Divorce Intervention Program (CODIP). (April 2008)

New accreditation system piloted in Rochester. (February 2008)

Rochester leaders attended the Community Update December 6, 2007 to learn more about our work and partnerships which build solutions that help children.

Nationally recognized play therapist honors programs for children. (November 2007)

Children with both autism and ADHD are 4 times more likely to bully, according to parents. (Ambulatory Pediatrics, May 2007)

Psychological functioning and coping among mothers of children with autism: A population-based study. (Pediatrics, May 2007)

The White House - Helping America's Youth. Children of Divorce Intervention Program (CODIP) listed as a Program to Help Youth.

Second annual Children's Film Festival. (March 2007)

 

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