All County web sites will be down the first weekend of December 2015.
The outage will begin at 6 pm on Friday, December 4th and continue through the night of Sunday, December 6th.
Network maintenance is planned during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The mission of Invest in Children is to mobilize resources and energy to ensure the well-being of all young children in Cuyahoga County, provide supportive services to parents and caregivers, and build awareness, momentum, and advocacy in the community around children and family issues.

The vision of Invest in Children is to ensure that all children in Cuyahoga County reach their full potential, nurtured by families sensitive to their needs and supported by a community committed to their success.

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Welcome to the Invest in Children Site

Whether you are a parent, provider, or advocate, this website is a resource for you as we work together with the vision to help ensure children reach their full potential.

A Field Full of Hope!  Invest in Children's Newest Video

Early childhood providers share why they do the incredible work they do.


Parents on Parenting!  Invest in Children's 2014 Video

Shown at our annual meeting, this video captures parents' unscripted comments on parenting for early childhood providers and other parents.

NEW Research

Predictive ability of KRA‐L on third grade reading proficiency in Cleveland

Ensuring that children are ready to learn upon entering kindergarten is a top priority for Invest in Children.  Read more about the effectiveness of the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment – Literacy (KRA-L), in predicting not only how children will do in kindergarten, but how kindergarten readiness is strongly correlated with third-grade reading proficiency.  

Our UPK in Action

Click image below to watch and learn more about our successful Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program

Featured Items


Invest in Children Visioning Event Results


Rebekah Dorman, Director of IIC, Interview


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