Research. Engage. Change.
The Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children (BTWIC) drives systems change in early education in Massachusetts that leads to greater access and quality of care for children in low-income households.
Early Education and Out-of-School-Time Organizations Band Together As State Weighs Re-investment in Children.
Click here to learn more about “Put MA Kids First”, a Coalition to Promote Early Education and Out of School Time.
Helping early education teachers improve their teaching skills.
An Early Educator’s Roadmap to a College Degree™ is a guide for early education providers who are working toward a college degree. Find advice and support for every step on the path to earning a degree. Visit the Roadmap now.
Ensuring access to nutritious food at child care centers.
BTWIC is conducting a variety of research and outreach activities to identify solutions leading to greater access to healthier meals and snacks for children in early learning settings in Massachusetts. Read more about Eating to Learn.
Supporting every type of early childhood education and care.
The informal care sector plays an important role in the early education system, which currently lacks the capacity to care for all young children in formalized settings. BTWIC is leading the way in helping informal care providers. Learn about our action plan.