On Wednesday, December 10 the White House will host a Summit on Early Education – a convening of prominent business leaders, philanthropists, advocates, elected officials and members of the public committed to the expansion of high-quality early education opportunities for children across the country from birth through school entry.
|8:25 AM||Opening Remarks by Valerie Jarrett and Cecilia Muñoz|
|8:40 AM||Panel: Public Investment Leadership to Expand Early Education|
|11:05 AM||Panel: Challenging Leaders to Invest in Early Education|
|12:00 PM||The President delivers remarks|
|1:40 PM||Panel: Promoting Quality in Early Education|
|2:40 PM||The Vice President delivers closing remarks|
Will NC Receive Preschool Expansion Grant?
During the summit, the President will announce the states and communities that will receive $250 million in Preschool Development and Expansion Grants and $500 million in Early Head Start Child Care Partnership awards to enhance and expand preschool programs and to improve access to high-quality infant and toddler care in high-need communities. North Carolina applied for a Preschool Expansion Grant and is eligible to receive up to $20 million a year for four years.
In addition, the President and the First Five Years Fund will launch a new campaign challenging policymakers and public and private partners to build a better nation through high-quality early childhood education.
- Watch the Summit live between 8:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. EST.
- Join the conversation on social media.