E8 Communities

Excel by Eight communities are local models for change. Parents, educators, health professionals, and other community members identify gaps in their resource grids and developing strategies for improving child outcomes

Conway County

Conway County

Excel by Eight in Conway CountyConway County is an exceptional example of a community choosing collaboration over competition, with three public school districts and other agencies cooperating on the implementation of Excel by Eight. The committee is using available...

Independence County

Independence County

Excel by Eight in Independence CountyIndependence County is one of the inaugural community partners for Excel by Eight. Led by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, E8 joins other education-related initiatives in the area and incorporates goals that are inclusive...

Monroe County

Monroe County

Excel by Eight in Monroe CountyMonroe County Children in Trust (MCCIT) is a coalition of community partners that implements interventions to support families in need. Mid-Delta Health Systems, Legal Aid of Arkansas, and Clarendon County School District are lead...

Pulaski County

Pulaski County

Excel by Eight in Pulaski CountyThe E8 coalition in Pulaski County is led by the City of Little Rock, with Dr. Jay Barth, Chief Education Officer, serving as chairperson. E8 is one of four committees on Mayor Frank Scott’s Lifelong Learning Cabinet, the city’s broader...

Sevier County

Sevier County

Excel by Eight in Sevier CountyAs a partner in the original E8 cohort, the Sevier County Coalition organizes on behalf of economic and community development and leads E8 in the county. The steering committee conducted Data Walks at schools, health fairs, and higher...