Shannon Nickinson

Shannon Nickinson Project Manager

Education

Early Learning City: Media

The road to creating an Early Learning City includes partners in the media and communication fields to spread the word to parents, grandparents and caregivers about the power of talk to build a baby's brain. Read full story

Education

Thirty Million Words Initiative and the power of parent talk

Later this year, Pensacola moms and babies will be part of the University of Chicago's research on how to boost parent knowledge of early brain development. Read full story

Education

“P is For Pelican” coming soon

One nice aspect of the Brain Bag project has been the chance to share what we hope will be the first of many books with new moms and babies — "P is for Pelican." Read full story

Education

Update: The Brain Bag Roadshow

The Baby Steps book is meant to help parents track some of the developmental markers in the first three years of a child's life. Read full story

Education

Museum Plaza will contain early learning elements

The University of West Florida Historic Trust broke ground on Jan. 31 for Museum Plaza, a historic preservation and education project that will help tell the story of Pensacola’s rich history. Read full story

Training & Development

SCI Training: Leveraging employee engagement

How can employee engagement work for you and your business? Learn more on Feb. 24. Read full story

Education

What’s in Gov. Scott’s 2017 budget for early learning?

Statewide proposed increase of $36 million in early learning could mean nearly $1 million for two programs in Escambia County, local officials say. Read full story

Education

SCI’s early learning priorities for 2017

Three projects that Studer Community Institute has under way this year aim to support children and parents to make the most of early learning opportunities. Read full story

Training & Development

EntreCon Pensacola 2016: A look back

As we are hard at work planning EntreCon 2017, here's a look back at the highlights from the 2016 event. Read full story

Education

Early Learning City: Community

An Early Learning City maximizes all of the resources in the community and points them toward a common purpose — helping all children have the best chance to be ready for school. Read full story

Education

Early Learning City: Businesses

Wherever parents with young children gather — and have to wait — having things on hand that can keep little ones occupied and are educational makes a much more pleasant experience for everyone. Read full story

Education

Brain Bag teaching points can help ‘language nourishment’

Georgia is tackling the "30 million word gap" as a matter of public health. We hope the IMPACT Brain Bag can be a small piece of a similar effort in Pensacola. Read full story