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Jun 18, 2024 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Virtual (ARCHIVE)
Opportunities and Challenges for State Preschool Expansion

Authors in the latest issue of the State Education Standard “Preschool for All” detail how states have expanded access to quality early education, the research that supports these efforts, and the growing pains these initiatives are likely to experience.

National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) researchers Steven Barnett and Allison Friedman-Krauss lead the issue with a look at the growth of state preschool efforts. They urge state leaders to prioritize access, quality, adequate funding, and continuous improvement to ensure that all children reap the benefits. J

Join us June 18 from 2:00-3:30 pm ET, for a conversation with Dr. Barnett and and state leaders from Maryland and Vermont to discuss how developments in state preschool policy and opportunities for state boards of education to lead.

This webinar will feature:

  • Dr. Steven Barnett, Co-Director of NIEER
  • Wendy Scott, M.Ed., Universal Prekindergarten Coordinator, Vermont Education Agency
  • Dr. Shayna Cook, Assistant State Superintendent for the Division of Early Childhood, Maryland State Department of Education
  • Kenneth Mason, Georgia State Board Member
  • Winona Hao, NASBE Director of Early Learning (as moderator)

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