2022 EFS Annual Fundraiser Press Release
The Ritz Carlton Dallas was the scene for “Diving Deep with Mark Cuban,” a fundraiser held by Educational First Steps to benefit childcare providers across North Texas. Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank investor Mark Cuban headlined the event and discussed the importance of education and entrepreneurship with sports radio personality Donovan Lewis of The Ticket. Co-chairs Wasan Alfalahi and Tiffany Cuban lead the evening and shared their personal commitment to early childhood education and the impact it has on the lives of children birth to age five. The benefit surpassed $1 million raised in support of the mission of Educational First Steps and its efforts to address the current teacher shortage crisis.
2022 Educators Conference Press Release
From April 25th to April 29th, local Dallas nonprofit, Educational First Steps (EFS) hosted its annual Early Childhood Conference themed: Changing Times, New Beginnings. Sessions featured topics ranging from Multicultural Diversity in ECE to Five Marketing Strategies to Set You Apart from the Competition, culminating in a keynote presentation from CEO and Creative Director of Role Model Professional Development, Shawn Brown. The conference was offered at no cost to the over 1,750 teachers, directors, and home-based providers from EFS’ network of 150 childcare centers and providers throughout North Texas.
North Texas Giving Day 2021
We were thrilled to be a part of this incredible day that helps raise millions of dollars for North Texas nonprofits providing crucial support and services in our community! We exceeded our fundraising goal and it is in large part to you! Thank you for your support that helps EFS create and support early learning environments that ignite the minds of children from birth to age five. Keep an eye out for future updates on North Texas Giving Day 2022!
Munson Lecture Series
Educational First Steps looks forward to continuing to bring you exciting and informative speakers that support our work with our affiliate partner centers who provide high-quality early childhood education to thousands of children across North Texas every day.