The Institute for Child Success Promotes Research & Policy Integration.

The Institute for Child Success is a research and policy organization that fosters public and private partnerships to align and improve resources for the success of young children in South Carolina and beyond.

Research

The research conducted at the Institute for Child Success focuses on creating high-quality early childhood development and education systems.

Policy

Children across the country, and in particular across our state, are falling well below even the most basic measures of academic success and well-being.

Integration

Integration efforts help partners collaborate to implement best practices and research-based approaches for quality early childhood development.

Publications

Promoting education policy through effective and informative publications.




Latest News & Events

ICS Issues Request for Applications to Receive Technical Assistance for Pay for Success finance and National Pay for Success Conference.  Please see page on this project for more information.

ICS is hiring. We are accepting applications for an Associate Director, Pay for Success Financing.  For more information, please see the job description.

Recent publications and releases:

Dec
09
2014

Investing in Early Childhood: Pay for Success in Colorado and Beyond

This panel discussion on Pay for Success financing will be held at the Federal Reserve building in Denver from 10:30 until 2:30 ...

Dec
09
2014

A Conversation with Dr. Robert Saul

Please join us at Twigs Tempietto in Greenville, SC, at 12pm for a conversation with the Author of My Children's Children: Raising Young Citizens in the Age of Columbine...

Jan
27
2015

South Carolina Economic Forum on Early Childhood Investment

John Brennan, of Vanguard, will provide the keynote for this forum, which will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center from 7:30am until 9:00am ...

Feb
12
2015

Screening of Small Steps at Fordham Law School

A short documentary film that explores the experiences of young moms and their young kids and opportunities for design ...

Our vision: a sustainable system that ensures the success of all children, pre-natal through age five

The Institute for Child Success is a research and policy organization that fosters public and private partnerships to align and improve resources for the success of young children in South Carolina.

The Institute's approach focuses on helping those who help children succeed.

ICS recognizes that the most effective way to improve the success of children isn't one child at a time - but by improving the SYSTEMS that foster the health and education of our children.

ICS supports service providers and advocates focused on early childhood development, healthcare, and education - all to coordinate, enhance, and improve those efforts for the maximum effect in the lives of young people.