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Notice - Important Community Conversation Session on January 9, 2017 - Wait What?

Notice - Important Community Conversation Session on January 9, 2017 - Wait What?:

Notice – Important Community Conversation Session on January 9, 2017


Education advocates are invited to attend an important and free Community Conversation on EARLY LEARNING SUCCESS THROUGH COLLABORATION
The event will take place on January 9, 2017
8:15 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. 
SHERATON HARTFORD SOUTH, ROCKY HILL
Presenters Include:
CONNECTICUT VOICES FOR CHILDREN
THE ZIGLER CENTER AT YALE CONNECTICUT
CENTER FOR THE NEW ECONOMY
CONNECTICUT PARENT POWER
CONNECTICUT FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER ALLIANCE
And the CONNECTICUT COMMISSION ON CHILDREN
Program Background:
Parents, advocates, educators, and providers who help children develop into active learners can face daunting challenges, especially in an environment of dwindling resources. This free forum will showcase success stories that exemplify how community engagement, collaboration, and innovation can be harnessed to develop our youngest children into our strongest students. The forum will focus on practices that are working well and new strategies to address the unmet needs of families with young children.
The agenda includes:
  • Plenary Round Tables with Parents, Community Leaders, and Practitioners: Opportunities and challenges—what children need to start every day ready to learn.
  • Deeper Dive Breakout Sessions: Strategies to address early learning, early reading success, 21st century community schools, implicit bias, positive student behavior development, and other critical topics.
  • Plenary Lunch “Ed Talk:” Successes in community collaboration featuring Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and the Director of the Doctorate in Educational Leadership at California State Sacramento, California NAACP Education Chair.
  • Town Hall Panel Discussion: Audience Q&A. What was learned? What are some next steps?
For more details, visit www.teacher-policy-institute.org.
THIS FREE FORUM IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  TO REGISTER, VISIT WWW.REGONLINE.COM/ COMMUNITYCONVERSATIONS

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