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Strengthening Early Math and Literacy Instruction in North Carolina

June 21, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

SAS and the Skeebo Foundation hosted an event on Strengthening Early Math and Literacy Instruction in North Carolina. The agenda included:

Welcome and Overview of the Day. Dr. Drew Polly, Professor, Reading and Elementary Education, UNC Charlotte and Victoria Manning, Executive Director, Skeebo Foundation

Building a Strong and Aligned Birth to 3rd Grade Continuum in NC. Susan Perry-Manning, Deputy Secretary, NC Department of Health and Human Services

Importance of Early Math and Literacy for Future Success. Dr. Greg Duncan, Distinguished Professor, School of Education, University of California-Irvine

Strengthening Early Math Instruction. Dr. Sandra Linder, Associate Professor, Early Childhood Mathematics Education, Clemson University

Increasing Effectiveness of Teachers and Principals in Pre-K Through 3rd grade. Abbie Lieberman, Policy Analyst, Education Policy Program, New America Foundation

Working Lunch: Efforts Underway in NC to Strengthen Teacher & Principal Preparation. Susan Gates, Special Advisor on Education, SAS Institute and Dr. Kim Winter, Dean, College of Education & Allied Professions, Western Carolina University

Group Discussion – Professional Development: How do we enhance professional development to include both early childhood development AND early academic content? Facilitated by Tracy Zimmerman and Mandy Ableidinger, NC Early Childhood Foundation



June 21, 2018
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Foundation for the Carolinas 220 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC