Summit Resources

2017 Plenary Sessions

Plenary Presentation: Pre-k for All and Beyond

Presenters:

  • Josh Wallack, New York City Department of Education
  • Cheryl Watson-Harris, New York City Department of Education

Facilitator:

  • Libby Doggett, formerly with United States Department of Education

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Plenary Presentation: Supporting Children of Color in the Early Years

Presenter:

  • Oscar A. Barbarin

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2017 Breakout Sessions

Taking the Training Wheels Off of P-3 Alignment: One State’s Approach to Equipping Teachers & Leaders

Presenters:

  • Michael Brown, Minnesota Department of Education
  • Jessica Cabeen, Austin Public Schools (MN)
  • Eric Skanson, Roccori School District (MN)
  • Jon Millerhagen, Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association

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Ready, Set, Play: Establishing a Play-Based Kindergarten Program

Presenters:

  • Julie Kallenbach, Elgin School District U-46 (IL)
  • Peggy Ondera, Elgin School District U-46 (IL)

Facilitator:

  • Joyce Weiner, Ounce of Prevention Fund

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Engaging Families and Communities to Promote Attendance in the Early Years

Presenters:

  • Marina Merrill, Children’s Institute (OR)
  • Florence Protopapas, David Douglas District (OR)
  • Barbara Kienle, David Douglas District (OR)
  • Kenan Ginsberg, David Douglas District (OR)

Facilitator:

  • Kyrsten Emanuel, Ounce of Prevention Fund

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Up Next, Kindergarten! Using Assessments to Define and Measure Kindergarten Readiness

Presenters:

  • Tatum Stedman, Roseburg Public Schools (OR)
  • Lisa Davis, Howard County Public Schools (MD)

Facilitator:

  • Maia Connors, Ounce of Prevention Fund

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Improvements Driven by Instructional Leadership: Lessons and Tools for Early Learning across Districts

Presenters:

  • Marsha Shigeyo Hawley, Ounce of Prevention Fund
  • Christopher Miller, Ounce of Prevention Fund
  • Cheri Fuller, Rockford Public Schools 205 (IL)
  • Dawn Worden, Rockford Public Schools 205 (IL)
  • Carrie Abbott-Walk, Rockford Public Schools 205 (IL)

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Building a Better Birth-Through-3rd Grade System for Dual-Language Learners

Presenters:

  • Sarah Baray, Pre-K 4 SA (TX)
  • Charles Johns, West Chicago School District 33 (IL)

Facilitator:

  • Conor P. Williams, New America

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District Leaders Peer Learning Community

Presenters:

  • Kyrsten Emanuel, Ounce of Prevention Fund
  • Renee Welch, Ounce of Prevention Fund

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2016 Summit Resources

2015 Summit Resources