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2018 Smart Start National Conference Workshop: Local Preschool Expansion? Strategies and Lessons Learned from Three Communities

May 2, 2018 @ 3:30 pm

Attend to learn about the work in these three counties to engage community stakeholders and develop strategies for creating local investments. Topics will include: assessing current capacity for providing high-quality preschool services; case studies of communities with expanded preschool participation; financial models for supporting expanded preschool; methods for collaborating with private or community-based high-quality preschools; conducting outreach to early educators and parents to gather input and feedback; incorporating evidence-based practices in the development of quality standards; identifying gaps in existing professional development; developing an initial plan to evaluate the impact of expanding high-quality pre-K programs; and creating a timeline for implementation.


May 2, 2018
3:30 pm
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