Posts by Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins joined Barr as a senior program officer in 2003. She currently supports Barr’s Cross-Program Initiatives, focusing on the leadership and informed decision-making segments of the portfolio. As part of this role, she manages the Barr Fellowship.

Charting a Course to Universal, High-Quality Pre-K

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

A capstone investment building on more than a decade of progress for Boston’s youngest students.

June 13, 2016 | Category: Education

Quality Counts for Strong Starts

Mav Pardee

Mav Pardee

Guest Author · Former Program Manager, Children's Investment Fund

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

As she retires from the field, Mav Pardee of Children’s Investment Fund reflects on the importance of creating high-quality, supportive environments for early childhood learning.

December 09, 2015 | Category: Education

A New Model for Quality Improvement in Early Education

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

Improving program quality to help more children enter school ready.

April 30, 2015 | Category: Education

A New Approach to Scaling High-Quality Pre-Kindergarten

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

Building on its highly successful pre-kindergarten program, Boston Public Schools (BPS) has teamed up with community-based early care and education centers providing preschool programs to share what has worked well and to test a new way to expand access to high-quality early education.

August 27, 2014 | Category: Education

Building on What's Working in Early Education in Boston

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

Ambitious goals and new developments set to expand and build on successful efforts to provide high-quality pre-kindergarten programs in Boston.

July 15, 2014 | Category: Education

Strategies for Children Recognized for Statewide Advocacy Work

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

The Barr Foundation congratulates its long-time grantee Strategies for Children on receiving the 2014 Excellence in Advocacy Award from the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network.

July 02, 2014 | Category: Education

Talk/Read/Succeed – Inspiration and Ideas from Springfield

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

With an ambitious, citywide goal, what’s the right scale to get started? What target population is small enough that results are achievable and the impacts tangible? In Springfield, Massachusetts, it looks like the answer is 180 families.

June 27, 2013 | Category: Education

Training and Connecting the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

Barr supports organizations with strong track records of developing new and diverse leadership, like the Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership, which is now accepting applications for the 2013–2014 academic year.

June 24, 2013 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

A Leadership Pipeline for Philanthropy

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

Applications for the 2013–2014 Class of Proteus Diversity Fellows are now open. Learn more about this unique program dedicated to identifying, recruiting, and cultivating emerging practitioners of color who represent the next generation of leaders in philanthropy.

March 28, 2013 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

New and Refined Directions for Early Education at Barr

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

A 2011 strategy review of Barr’s approach to early education led to new and refined directions for this work in 2012 and beyond.

February 14, 2012 | Category: Education