Save The Date: 2011 Texas Early Childhood Leadership Summit - July 12-15
Given changes at the federal and state levels in terms of public
school pre-k, child care, and Head Start, the 2011 Texas Early
Childhood Leadership Summit will bring together leaders from across
the state, as well as national experts to discuss pressing
issues in education for young children ages birth to five.
When: Kick-off reception on the evening of July
12, 2011; full day sessions on July 13-14, 2011; half day sessions
on July 15, 2011
Where: The Austin Convention Center, in
downtown Austin, Texas
What: The 2011 Texas Early Childhood Leadership
Summit will bring together early childhood leaders from different
sectors (public school, Head Start, community-based settings, and
child care) to discuss innovations in early childhood policy and
practice. The 2011 Summit will feature multiple tracks for specific
audiences, including: 1) trainer/coaches; 2) early childhood
administrators (community-based, non-profit, public school
superintendents, school board members, child care directors, Head
Start directors, and others); 3) early childhood teachers (based
upon experience level); and 4) parents.
Featuring: Dr. Jean Feldman, leaders from the McCormick Center for Early Childhood
Leadership, specialists from the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning
at the University of Virginia, and experts from ZERO TO THREE.
The 2011 Texas Early Childhood Leadership Summit is a
collaboration between the Children's Learning Institute at the University of
Texas Health Science Center, the Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition, and
the Texas Education Agency. Registration
details coming soon.
Registration and attendance to the 2011 Texas Early
Childhood Leadership Summit is free.