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EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT QUALITY SERVICES PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION OF THE Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) implemented the Frogstreet early childhood education curriculum in its 28 Texas Rising Star (TRS) certified child care centers during the 2017 contract year. 41 sets of each age appropriate curriculum, i.e. infant, toddler, three-year old, and Pre-Kindergarten kits were purchased and distributed to each TRS child care center. CURRICULUM 84 classrooms received an age appropriate Frogstreet curriculum kit. The child care staff at each of the TRS child care centers received two days of professional development training on “how-to-use” the curriculum manipulatives and lesson plans. The purchase and implementation of the Frogstreet curriculum represents an investment of over $280,500.00 in the TRS child care centers. 1ST ANNUAL CHILD CARE HOME PROVIDERS SYMPOSIUM 43 Child Care Home Providers Participated 4TH ANNUAL DIRECTORS SYMPOSIUM 86 Child Care Directors Participated 4TH ANNUAL “BACK TO SCHOOL” TEACHERS FAIR 351 Child Care Staff Participated 10