Chain of Early Childhood Learning Centers Launches Little Sprouts Radio Powered by BAM

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"Body, Mind and Child" radio show expands reach

Today, the BAM Radio Network (BRN), a joint project of Moving & Learning and Jackstreet Media Ventures, announced the launch of Little Sprouts Radio, which can now be heard at This new media resource will nanocast BRN's premier program, "Body, Mind and Child," hosted by Rae Pica, a 30-year veteran in the field of early childhood education, and offering discussions with leading experts in the fields of education, child development, play research, and more. A new program airs every month.

"Little Sprouts Radio offers our families and community leaders a way to plug into the vibe of excellence in the early education field. Comprehensively highlighting the leading advancements in mind body spirit to support the growth of our most valued national resourceā€¦our children," said Susan Leger-Ferraro, Founder and President of Little Sprouts, Inc.

"Little Sprouts is an organization that believes in educating the whole child, in the concept of active learning, and in play, all of which we fully endorse," said Rae Pica, co-founder of the BAM Radio Network. "I'm delighted to welcome Little Sprouts Radio to the network!"

About Little Sprouts, Inc.

Little Sprouts has been a leader in providing award-winning early education since 1982. They are a group of humanitarians who believe in the power of literacy -- social, emotional, cognitive and physical -- to change the world for children, youth, teachers and families. Little Sprouts believes in the commonality in humanity and that unity is best achieved by celebrating diversity. Little Sprouts has seven schools in Massachusetts, supporting families that reflect 32 cultures speaking 23 languages, from all walks of social, economic, religious and ethnic backgrounds.

About BAM Radio Network

The BAM Radio Network was originally launched as a resource for parents, aimed at delivering the most reliable information on early childhood development and developmentally appropriate parenting to busy moms and dads. Created by leading early childhood experts, the programming quickly became a popular resource among teachers and educators and was expanded to include an Educators' Channel. A third channel for directors and administrators was soon developed, which became the catalyst for the Education 360 Channel, which expanded the team of program hosts to include diverse voices and insights from the leading advocates in the fields of child development and education. The network is a joint venture between privately held New Hampshire-based Moving & Learning and Los Angeles-based Jackstreet Media Ventures LLC. The programming is produced by Emmy-winning broadcaster Errol Smith and distributed through the Affiliate Nanocasting Network.

The Best Educational Reporting Team

BAM Radio Network ( has assembled the heads of the education community's leading associations to bring you the most insightful, accurate, relevant and up-to-date information on the education issues people really care about. The on-air hosts include:

  • Mark Ginsberg, executive director of the National Association for the Education of Young


  • Gail Connelly, executive director of the National Association of Elementary School Principals
  • Dan Domenech, executive director of the American Association of School Administrators
  • Michael McGrady, deputy director of the National Head Start Association
  • Judy Nee, president and CEO of the National Afterschool Association
  • John Musso, executive director of the Association of School Business Officials
  • Janice Esau, executive director/CEO of the National Association of Child Care Professionals
  • Amy Garcia, executive director of the National Association of School Nurses
  • Jodi Grant, executive director of the Afterschool Alliance
  • Linda Geigle, executive director of the National Association for Family Child Care
  • Dr. Eric Karolak, executive director of Early Childhood Education Consortium
  • Barbara S. Belmont, executive director for the School Nutrition Association
  • Sherry Waugh, president of the National Coalition for Campus Children's Centers

These education advocates are at the center of their respective communities and have their fingers on the pulse of what is going on moment by moment. Their programs are an invaluable resource for reporters, advocates, activists, legislators, analysts, parents, educators, administrators and anyone interested in transforming education.

Jackstreet Media Ventures LLC
Jeannette Bernstein

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