Meet the Team

State Coordinating Office

The Help Me Grow Florida State Coordinating Office has been the focal point for the training and technical assistance to new Help Me Grow programs across the state in order to support their establishment and infrastructure building. Help Me Grow Florida currently is funded through the Children’s Forum, Inc. and the Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning. Specifically, the State Coordinating Office is responsible for:

  • Training and technical assistance support to Help Me Grow affiliate sites and partners
  • Monthly conference calls with the Help Me Grow state network through the Partner and Affiliate Counties Team (PACT)
  • Meetings with and presentations to community stakeholders
  • Coordinating state-wide subcommittees to develop and manage:
    • Help Me Grow Florida website
    • Help Me Grow state-wide data collection system
    • Training resources for health and early care/education providers
    • Project evaluation
    • State-wide public awareness initiative