2017 Year In Review

2017 Year in Review

TBP 10.19

Helen Walton Children’s Enrichment Center officials, donors break ground on new facility


Bentonville’s Helen Walton Children’s Enrichment Center breaks ground

Kum&Go Oval Logo HiRez

Kum & Go Gives Back to the Community


Early Literacy in Northwest Arkansas through the Dolly Parton
Imagination Library


Early Childhood Initiatives Center and Special Olympics Arkansas Launch Sport and Play Preschool Program


Arkansas Ranks 45th in Overall Child Well-Being –  2017 Kids Count Data Book


United Way of Northwest Arkansas Awards Grants to Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center

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Kiddynomics Overview

May 2017 Open Interview Day

Open Interview Day May 16, 2017


Recess at The Hive Shines Spotlight on Young Children


Recess at the Hive Enriches Center


Equipping Children and the Community


Bentonville Child Care Center Seeks Final Campaign Contributions


Early Childhood Initiatives Center Launches Economic Curriculum for Young Learners


Early Childhood Initiatives Center and Northwest Health Partner to Provide First Aid/CPR Certification to Early Childhood Programs


Early Childhood Initiatives Center Selected as Focus Charity at 2016 Northwest Arkansas Women’s Business Conference

Open Interview Day

The Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center‬ is in search of highly-motivated and child driven educators. For more information, please contact Mindy Thompson,

Design Picture

Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center selects LTL Architects as Architect of Record through Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program

Preschool Boy in Home Living II (cropped)

Why is it important for quality accredited early childhood programs to communicate with elementary school partners?


Early Childhood Education Hub Plants New Roots

Photo courtesy the Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center Early Childhood Initiatives Center 1701 NE Wildcat Way, Bentonville, AR  72712.

Collaborating Beyond Our Walls


We Mean Business on Early Childhood!


Northwest Arkansas Mirrors National Movement to Increase Access to High-Quality Early Learning

Case Statement Front

The Early Childhood Initiative’s Center’s Case for Support


Child Care Costs Are on the Rise, and Zoe Saldana Wants Employers to Pay for Them

White House Seal

Invest in US: The White House Summit on Early Childhood Education

2015 State Trends in Child Well Being

Data Book Shows Need for Pre-K Funding Boost

NWA Building on Success, Plan Includes Early Childhood Education

Siloam Springs Children's Center

NWA Forms Community Partnership for Early Childhood Education

Strengthen ESEA With Early Childhood Education