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    • Fannie Battle Day Home for Children Providing high quality childcare for low income families since 1891
    • Fannie Battle Day Home for Children
      • Fannie Battle Day Home for Children, Inc. exists to continue the mission set forth by Ms. Battle in 1891. We endeavor to provide an invaluable service to children of low-income, single-parent families that are working or furthering their education in order to maintain their independence. Our mission is to provide quality childcare that encourages the intellectual, physical, emotional, and social development of each child in a safe and happy environment.
    • Fannie Battle Day Home for Children
      • Licensed by the State of TN with the highest 3-Star Rating
      • Open year-round Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • Fannie Battle Day Home for Children
      • Average enrollment 82-96 children
      • Average daily attendance 74
      • 5 classrooms – Infant/Toddler, Preschool, Pre-K, School-Age 1, & School-Age 2
    • Fannie Battle Day Home for Children
      • 90% classified as low income by the federal government
      • 56% live in public housing
      • 94% qualify for free or reduced meals
      • 89% are from a single parent home
      • 87% African American
      • 58% have had a primary caregiver incarcerated
    • Fannie Battle Staff
      • Our staff consists of highly qualified professionals who have been part of our family for an average of 7 years.
      • Administrative team – Executive Director, Development Director, Assistant Director, Literacy Coordinator
      • 9 Classroom Teachers, 1 Cook, 4 PT Floaters (more required during the summer)
    • Infant/Toddler Classroom
      • 10 Infants & Toddlers – 6 weeks to 2.5 years
      • Program opened February 20, 2006
      • 3 Teachers – Ms. Mary, Ms. Sandra, & Ms. Tea
      • Creative Curriculum, HELP Assessments, & Individual Goals
    • Infant/Toddler Classroom
    • Preschool Classroom
      • 16-17 children – ages 2.5 to 4
      • Two teachers – Ms. Marvetta & Ms. Telesa
      • DLM Curriculum, HELP Assessments, & Individual Goals
      • Read To Succeed – DLM classroom of excellence
    • Preschool Classroom
    • Pre-K Classroom
      • 20 children – ages 4-5 (children must be 4 by 9-30 of the current school year
      • Community based Metro Pre-K Program
      • Two teachers – Ms. Sarah & Ms. Candace
      • DLM Curriculum, HELP Assessments, & Individual Goals
      • Read To Succeed – DLM classroom of excellence
    • Pre-K Classroom
    • School Age Program
      • 36 – 49 School Age Children (Kindergarten through 4 th grade during the school year & Kindergarten through 6 th grade during the summer)
      • The School Age Program offers quality before, after, and school-break care and includes transportation, meals, homework supervision, tutoring, and enrichment activities
      • Ms. Brazella (younger SA teacher) & Ms. Nettie (older SA teacher)
      • HELP Assessment, Fannie Battle Assessment, individual goals, & weekly lesson plans
      • Vanderbuddies after school tutoring program (1:1 tutoring, small group tutoring, and large group tutoring)
    • Enrichment Outings
      • TN Aquarium
      • Nashville Zoo
      • United Way
      • Nashville Shores
      • Nashville Sounds
      • The Frist Center
      • Roller Skating
      • Bowling
      • Shelby Park, Centennial Park, & Other Parks
      • Purity Dairy
      • Ellington Agricultural Center
      • Centennial Sportsplex
      • The Parthenon
      • Bicentennial Mall
      • Fire Department, local schools, & Post Office
      • Huntsville Space & Rocket Center
    • Enrichment Outings
    • MDHA Summer Program & Camp
      • Metropolitan Development & Housing Agency grant began in 2005 (year 1 $20,000 – year 2 $20,000 – year 3 $15,000 – year 4 $15,000 – year 5 & after $10,000
      • Purity Dairies, G-Unity Foundation, Lee Company, & Day Home Donors
      • Enrichment Outings, Art Camp (certified art teacher), Song Writing Camp, Computer Camp, KidSkills (dance, gymnastics, and tumbling), Physical Education (certified P.E. teacher, Mad Science, Summer Reading Program (945 books read during the 2006 Summer), Swimming Lessons, Academic Enrichment (daily & weekly academic tutoring), Cheerleading, Hip Hop Dance, Dental Screenings & Cleanings, Boy Scout Day Camp, Camp Whippoorwill, Oak Hill Day Camp, Hope Clinic’s Abstinence/Sex Education Class “Yes, I Can (Choose Abstinence Now!)”, Year End Awards Presentation & Celebration (each child received a new backpack & school supplies)
    • MDHA Summer Program & Camp
    • Read To Succeed
      • By the time they enter kindergarten, children from professional families have heard about 45 million words; children from poor families have heard about 13 million.
      • Read To Succeed is a Federally Funded Grant w/United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
      • The goal of RTS is to ensure that these at-risk children have a solid foundation of necessary skills when they enter kindergarten.
      • RTS works with a total of 9 area urban child care centers and provide classroom curricula (DLM), assessment tools (HELP, Pre-K PALS, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, etc.), writing & listening centers, classroom libraries, professional literacy instructors (literacy coordinators), 24+ hours annually of professional development, family literacy workshops, and lending libraries
    • Read To Succeed
      • Pre-K Pals Assessment given to children in the fall and spring
      • Fall writing sample of Alana P. (MNPS PK Classroom)
      • Assessment evaluates name writing and self portrait of the child
    • Read To Succeed
      • Spring writing sample of Alana P. (MNPS PK Classroom)
      • Observe the development of her name and self portrait
    • Read To Succeed
    • R2S Family Literacy Events
    • Read To Succeed
      • In the Spring of 2006, 94% of at-risk pre-k children participating in RTS demonstrated average to strong early literacy skills on Get Ready To Read (up from 77% in Spring 2005 and 6% in Fall 2004), meaning they have many necessary skills needed to be successful in kindergarten. Of those, 75% should be reading at or above grade level in the 2 nd grade (up from 59% in Spring 2005).
    • MNPS Community Based Pre-K Program
      • 2006-2007 School Year - Fannie Battle chosen as 1 of the 3 Community Based Programs to host a Metro Pre-K classroom.
      • Community match dollars provided by United Way of Metropolitan Nashville & the Nashville Area Association for the Education of Young Children
    • MNPS Community Based Pre-K Program
    • Title I Tutoring
      • In January 2005, a Tutoring Program funded by Title I, No Child Left Behind was incorporated for SA children. This program provided after school small group and 1:1 tutoring for children focusing on reading, math, and homework. This service was provided to children attending failing Metro Schools. Currently all schools serviced are on the passing list and this program ceased in the fall of 2006.
    • Fannie Battle Families
      • Single-parent or low-income families working, attending job training, or going to school
      • 2005-2006 78% of 85 enrolled families were able to afford the sliding scale tuition or maintain a low balance
      • 2005-2006 12 families increased their economic status
      • 2005-2006 5 families received an educational degree
    • Fannie Battle Families
    • Financial Support
      • 35% - Government Subsidies (CACFP & Child Care Subsidies/EAV)
      • 15% Parent Fees
      • 50% Donations: Gifts, Grants, Events (COH, memorials, honoriums, Caroling, Auction, all grants)
      • Major grants: Ansley Fund of The Frist Foundation, Cal Turner Family Foundation, The Memorial Foundation, United Way of Metropolitan Nashville, MDHA, Joe C. Davis Foundation, HCA foundation, Phillips Foundation, Community Foundation, G-Unity Foundation, Siebert Family Foundation, Ingram Foundation, Odom Foundation, Houghland Foundation, Draughon Foundation, Beaman Foundation, Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation, Nashville Gas, Rio Grande Fence Co., Dollar General Corporation, Southwestern/Great American, (and many others, see annual reports for all grants and donors)
    • Fannie Battle Day Home for Children
    • Fannie Battle Events
      • Fannie Battle Caroling – A Nashville Tradition Since 1916
      • December 1 – 24 each year
      • 2004 - $37,896
      • 2005 - $48,765
      • 2006 - $54,223
      • Online Celebrity (and so much more!) Auction
      • & eBay
      • 2005 $8,650
      • 2006 $8,176
    • Fannie Battle Volunteers & Partner Organizations
      • Alignment Nashville
      • Book ‘Em
      • Boy Scouts
      • Bridgestone Firestone
      • Bringing Books to Life
      • Centerstone
      • Dollar General
      • East Nashville Dental Clinic
      • Exchange Club
      • IMPACT Nashville
      • Let’s Talk
    • Fannie Battle Volunteers & Partner Organizations
      • Metro Nashville Public Schools
      • Metro Public Library
      • NAAEYC
      • Oak Hill School
      • St. Bernard Academy
      • St. Cecelia
      • TSU
      • United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
      • Vanderbilt Peabody Department of Early Childhood Education
      • Vanderbuddies
      • And Many More!
    • Fannie Battle Board of Directors
      • Meggin Grobmyer, President
      • David Wright, President Elect
      • Lisa Dixon, Vice-President
      • Angelia Morie Nystrom – Secretary
      • David Adams – Treasurer
      • Alicia Berkitt, Brach Crider, Will Jackson, Cooper Jones, Beth Kelle, Casey McClure, Teresa Neely-White, Anita Reed, Charlie Williams
      • Ex-Officio – Liz Beavers, Gary Brown, Sara Longhini
    • Volunteer Opportunities “What Can I Do To Help??” “How Can I Become Involved??”
      • Caroling for Fannie Battle
      • Online Celebrity (and so much more!) Auction
      • Read
      • Tutor
      • Donate Classroom Supplies, Books, & Materials
      • Assist with Classroom Projects
      • Donate Time & Talents
      • Cleaning & Landscaping
      • Group Projects
      • Join a Committee or become a Board Member
      • Donate Financially
      • Spread the Word