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Early Childhood Education Summit

Thursday, September 14, 2017
11am-2pm

Lunch: 11am-12pm
Program: 12pm-2pm
Hilton Garden Inn & Suites 
2131 Interstate 35 Frontage Road, San Marcos, TX 78666
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There is no cost to attend but an RSVP is required. 
Thursday, September 14, United Way of Hays County, Texas PBS and DFPS will host a community forum to discuss how to strengthen Hays and Caldwell County families and increase early childhood education opportunities throughout our community. The event will combine speakers, a panel discussion and videos, with moderator Judy Maggio of KLRU. Sasha Rasco, PEI Associate Commissioner, will provide a quick overview of the campaign and acknowledge the important early childhood efforts being made in our communities. 
Topics will include demographics and trends in the region, understanding developmental issues, and parenting needs and resources.  It will focus on developing supportive family structures to help children reach their potential.
Join with 150 educators, business leaders, subject matter experts, lawmakers and nonprofit leaders to consider ways the community can address the implications of our growing communities.

PURPOSE:

  • * Help drive the local debate about early childhood education policies and programs
    * Share with business and community leaders the learnings on early childhood development as a cost-effective economic and workforce development strategy
    * Deepen community knowledge on the current situation of early childhood in Hays & Caldwell Counties
    * Develop an early childhood network to exchange best practices on policies, programs, and partnerships in the serach for solutions by business, governments and non-profit organizations
    * Promote early learning policies as part of the economic development agenda

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For more information, please call 512-353-1420