The 4 R Kids ECI area board provides funding for multiple projects that serve families with children under the age of 5. The agencies that recieve funding are in the process of making YouTube videos to share with the public. More will be added in the next few weeks.
Child Care Resource & Referral
Lutheran Services in Iowa with the New Parent Program
Iowa AEYC with the WAGE$ program.
About Debra Schrader
Debra Schrader is the Executive Director for the 4 R Kids ECI area board. Debra grew up in southwest Iowa and graduated from Prescott Community High School. As a non-traditional student she attended Southwestern Community College and earned an associate’s degree in accounting while raising a family on the family farm. Debra has been in the helping profession for more than 20 years and finds the work rewarding. Her passion is impacting policy and practice change and building collaborations. She is a lifelong learner, loves to dive into data, and is not afraid to think outside the box. Debra lives on the family farm with her husband David and has two grown daughters with families of their own. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, traveling to the Caribbean, cooking/baking, gardening (especially flowers) and taking long walks at sunset.