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Mediaplanet, LeVar Burton and More Raise the Bar for Early Childhood Education in a New Campaign Out Today

PR Web – Press Release In the midst of Reading Awareness Month, Mediaplanet today announces the launch of this March’s edition of “Early Childhood Education.” The print component of “Early Childhood Education” is distributed within today’s edition of USA Today. This campaign was made possible with the support of the LeVar Burton, Reading Rainbow, National […]


New Certificate Program for Early Learning Educators Commences Today

LAUP Partners with the Los Angeles City Workforce Development Board and Los Angeles City College to Offer an Exceptional Populations Certificate Los Angeles, CA – March 6, 2017 – As part of its continued efforts to expand and grow the early learning workforce, LAUP is pleased to announce the launch of a new professional development […]


Ayala Appointed to Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles, CA – February 6, 2017 – LAUP, a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of early learning, is pleased to announce that Senior Advisor and former CEO, Dr. Celia C. Ayala, will serve as a commissioner on Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education. The mission […]


LAUP Responds to Governor Brown’s Proposed Budget

LOS ANGELES, CA – In response to Governor Brown’s proposed budget for 2017-18, LAUP issued the following statement. We understand the need for careful planning and fiscal efficiency in a constrained budget environment and uncertain times; however, we believe all children deserve access to high quality early learning opportunities. Investing in our youngest citizens today […]


LAUP Names Scott Hippert as New CEO

Los Angeles, CA – LAUP Board Chair David Crippens has announced that Scott Hippert will become the next CEO of LAUP, succeeding Dr. Celia C. Ayala effective August 29, 2016. Hippert currently serves as the president and CEO of Parents as Teachers, a nationally recognized voice for early childhood education with headquarters in St. Louis, […]