- Webinar: BUILDing Partnerships for Supportive Communities: Expanding the Reach of Early Learning and Development Systems through Libraries and MuseumsOn August 4, 2:00-3:00 pm Eastern, Sherri Killins, BUILD’s Director of State System Alignment and Integration, will moderate and lead a conversation about the scope, roles, and functions of state early learning and development systems. Sherri and the panelists will discuss how state early childhood leaders can strengthen the work of museums and libraries in intentionally supporting the growth and development of young children with high needs and their families and caregivers. This webinar will provide an overview of the state systems of early learning and development. State Early Learning and Development Systems are making exciting progress to meet the needs of... More »
- Preschool Nation Summit 2014
AUGUST 5, 2014 | NEW YORK, NYLAUP is proud to present the country’s first Preschool Nation Summit, co-hosted by Scholastic. The Preschool Nation Summit, held in NYC, will unite leaders and stakeholders both inside and outside the field of early education, highlight major successes of investments in early education, and reinforce the sustained need for expanding quality early learning to uplift children, families and communities throughout our nation. Click here to register.
- Attendance Works Webinar: Can You Hear Us Now? Amplifying Key Messages About the Importance of AttendanceWednesday, August 6, 2014: Can You Hear Us Now? Amplifying Key Messages About the Importance of Attendance, (10-11:30 am PT / 1-2:30 pm ET). Register here. When parents and youth understand the link between good attendance and their hopes and dreams for the future, they are motivated to do whatever they can to get to school every day. When they hear that message from friends, mentors, teachers, counselors, pastors, coaches, doctors, business owners, mayors — in short, the entire community speaking with one voice — it can have a tremendous impact on student attendance. Join Hedy Chang, Director of Attendance Works,... More »
- NCSL Legislative Summit
August 19-22, 2014 Minneapolis, MNThe National Conference of State Legislatures annual Legislative Summit is where legislators and staff come together across the aisle to tackle critical problems and find solutions that work. Learn more and register here: http://www.ncsl.org/meetings-training/legislative-summit-14.aspx
- Attendance Awareness Month 2014Celebrated for the first time in September 2013, Attendance Awareness Month is a nationwide event recognizing the connection between school attendance and academic achievement. The goal is to mobilize schools and communities not only to promote the value of good attendance but also to take concrete steps toward reducing chronic absence. More than 40 national organizations are working in partnership on the event. Find out how you can join in here: http://awareness.attendanceworks.org/