Funders Forum on Early Education and Birth to Third Grade

Date: July 27, 2010

Location:
Hotel Monaco
700 F Street NW

Washington, DC  20004

Description:

The Pew Charitable Trusts and The Annie E. Casey Foundation
July 27 Funders Forum on Early Education and Birth to Third Grade

For more information, please visit the event Web site.
 
AGENDA

8:30 – 9:00 A.M. Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10  Welcome

  • Sue Urahn, Pew Center on the States

9:10 - 9:30 Setting the Stage for Advocacy in a Birth to Third Grade Frame

  • Ralph Smith, Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Marci Young, Pre-K Now, Pew Center on the States

9:30 - 10:30 Panel Discussion: Partnerships to Advance Pre-K Policy

  • Jason Sabo, United Ways of Texas (Facilitator)
  • Arron Jiron, David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Arthur McKee, CityBridge Foundation
  • Jera Stribling, Joseph S. Bruno Charitable Foundation and Alabama Giving

10:30 - 11:15 Response to Panel: Lessons Learned from Pew's Pre-K Campaign

  • Libby Doggett and Sara Watson, Pew Center on the States

11:15 - 11:30 Break

11:30 - 12:30 P.M. Next Steps and Group Reflections

  • Ralph Smith, Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Marci Young, Pre-K Now, Pew Center on the States

12:30 - 1:30 Working Lunch: Mobilizing to Build the Birth to Third Continuum

  • Elizabeth Burke Bryant, Rhode Island Kids Count (Facilitator)
  • Lisa Klein, Birth to Five Policy Alliance
  • Barbara Reisman, Schumann Fund for New Jersey
  • Ruby Takanishi, Foundation for Child Development

2:00 - 5:30 Joint Funders Forum/Pre-K Now Partner Network Meeting Sessions

Please join us in the afternoon for a joint session of the Funders Forum and the Pre-K Now Partner Network Meeting, a gathering of pre-k advocates from over 20 states.  The session is designed to give funders and advocates on opportunity to discuss strategies, share lesson learned and network.  It will serve as the kick-off for the Partner Network Meeting.  Joint session topics include:

  • The State of Pre-K Research: Advances Made and Unanswered Questions
  • Business Leaders as Pre-K Champions


6:00 P.M. Reception, the Pew Charitable Trusts, 901 E St NW (one block from hotel)

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