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White House Calls AVANCE ‘Bright Spot’

September 15, 2015

AVANCE has recently been selected as one of this year’s Bright Spots by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence… read more


PBS Selects AVANCE as Ready to Learn Advisor

September 11, 2015

As part of CPB and PBS Multimillion-Dollar Ready To Learn Grant The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS have… read more


AVANCE Leader Promoted To Brigadier General

June 30, 2015

Joins Mission: Readiness to combat youth challenges AVANCE’s President and CEO Richard J. “Rick” Noriega has been promoted to brigadier… read more


Sonoma Families Experience ‘Cradle to College’

May 8, 2015

This May, more than 100 low-income, mostly Spanish-speaking Latino parents visited Sonoma State University to learn more about how attending… read more

Noriega Retires

April 25, 2015

FOR RELEASE: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Press Inquiries: San Antonio---After seven years of dedicated… read more

How is AVANCE Impacting Sonoma County?

April 1, 2015

Watch as KRCB explores how children who receive quality early childhood education are more likely to graduate from high school,… read more


$5 Million in Federal Funds Granted to AVANCE

March 10, 2015

AVANCE to Serve More Texas Families through Early Head Start AVANCE has been awarded nearly $5 million in Early Head… read more


Houston Chronicle Backs Investing in AVANCE

March 7, 2015

In an editorial urging Houstonians on Forbes' list of The World's Billionaires to invest in early education in Texas, the… read more


AVANCE Inspires at 2015 Peer Networking Summit

February 25, 2015

Marissa Kaiser of the Bezos Family Foundation taught AVANCE's parent educators and home visitors how to… read more


Head Start, AVANCE Honored in Congress

February 11, 2015

On Feb. 5, 2015, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), the Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on… read more

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