All Napa County children, in the most critical development years from prenatal through age five, deserve the best we can give them. First 5 Napa County is creating a sustainable community commitment and framework that gives our children the chance to become physically and emotionally healthy, ready to learn, and able to achieve their greatest potential in school and in life.
Napa Valley Early Learning Initiative
The Napa Valley Early Learning Initiative strives to invest in high-quality early learning experiences for children before they enter kindergarten.
Quality Counts Napa County is a program to enhance early care and education of children from birth to age 5. Early education providers who participate receive support and recognition for implementing research-based practices to provide high-quality environments and experiences for our community’s children.
News & Events
Saturday, May 20, 8:30 am-4 pm Brandman University, Fairfield This workshop provides an overview of California’s Infant/Toddler Learning and Development System. Participants will explore the I/T Learning and Development Program Guidelines, which provide information...read more
Thursday, May 11, 8:30 am-12:30 pm Napa Valley Community Foundation Room FREE Do the parents you work with have hope, plans for the future, and the ability to handle day-to- day stressors? Are they able to model and build resilience in their children? Come to this...read more
The First 5 Napa County Commission announced today the appointment of Joelle Gallagher as executive director for the organization, effective April 17, 2017. First 5 Napa County supports and promotes early learning, health and quality child care for the youngest Napa...read more
The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families. We're so excited for a week long celebration of our youngest...read more
Saturday, April 8, 8:30 am-4 pm Napa Valley Community Foundation, Napa In partnership with Solano County, the Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers (PITC) will be providing a California Infant & Toddler Framework Seminar in Napa County. This is a free training and...read more
Children Now has released a report, Starting Now: A Policy Vision for Supporting the Healthy Growth and Development of Every California Baby. This report reflects Children Now's effort to map a comprehensive system for supporting children 0-5. Click here to read the...read more
Friday, March 3, 2017 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Cope Family Center 707 Randolph Street, Napa Refreshments and Childcare provided Cope Family Center, in collaboration with partner agencies across the Valley are offering Triple P parenting classes for parents and caregivers...read more
First 5 Napa County is seeking an outstanding and influential leader in the field of early childhood development and family policy who is passionate about our vital role in the community. This leader will direct and oversee the planning and implementation of our...read more
Mark you calendar for the Napa Moms Preschool and Kindergarten Expo on Saturday, January 7, from 9 am-noon. Note, the annual event takes place at a new location this year — Las Flores Community Center, at 4300 Linda Vista Avenue in Napa. Las Flores Park was the first...read more
Working with Napa Parks and Recreation, First 5 Napa County launched the next phase of its Talk, Read, Sing campaign in Napa County with the installation of Talk, Read, Sing panels in the play structure at Las Flores Park. Part of a nationwide push to promote early...read more