Blog Posts

Annual Appeal 2021

United 4 Children's 2021 Annual Appeal Dear Champions and Advocates, Our United 4 Children team is always dreaming of what’s possible for our region’s children, families, and the childcare programs that serve them. Childcare and afterschool programs are about more...

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Meet Deirdre: A St. Louis Glass Artist

Deirdre Schaneman didn't see herself becoming a glass artist when she took a beginner's class about 20 years ago. But, as she describes it, she “was kissed by the flame” after making her first glass beads in the class.  “I never thought that I'd be somebody who worked...

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Information Session Recap: Pre-K Observation Form (P-KOF)

The Pre-Kindergarten Observation Form (P-KOF) is the preschool version of the Kindergarten Observation Form. It was developed in 2001 to help fill an information gap that still exists in many areas today: the preparedness of children to smoothly transition into kindergarten.

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Our U4C: Get to Know Inclusion Specialist Tara DeVore

Tara is new to the United 4 Children team. She joined the staff about a month ago and works as an Inclusion Specialist for families and childcare providers in Northwest and Central Missouri. Tara is passionate about United 4 Children’s work. She applied for her current role because she wants to be part of making sure that all children have the foundation to thrive regardless of race, zip code, or ability.

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