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Listening and Learning About Early Learning Tour

The U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services (HHS) Listening and Learning About Early Learning Meetings—Expert Roster, Biographical Information and Presentation Materials

Below are rosters of expert presenters from each of the four public and expert input meetings, along with biographical information about each expert and their presentation materials.

Understanding Preschool - Grade 3 Structures download files PDF (106K)
Friday, April 23, 2010 in Washington, D.C
Webinar
Name, Title, Organization Presentation materials
Ruby Takanishi download files PDF (78.9K)
President
Foundation for Child Development
Transforming Americas Primary Education System (slides) download files PDF (614K)
Transforming Americas Primary Education System (handout) download files PDF (113K)
Jerry Weast download files PDF (233K)
Superintendent
Montgomery County Public Schools
A Value Chain that Starts in Preschool download files PDF (3.28M)
Deborah Leong download files PDF (61.5K)
Professor of Psychology
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Pre-K 3 A Question of Continuity : Tools of the Mind as a Case Study download files PDF (2.52M)
Gail Connelly download files PDF (161K)
Executive Director
National Association of Elementary School Principals
Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Three Alignment: The Role of the Elementary Principal in Building and Nurturing A Seamless Continuum of Learning download files PDF (390K)
Workforce and Professional Development download files PDF (33K)
Monday, April 26, 2010 in Denver, CO
Name, Title, Organization Presentation materials
Marcy Whitebook download files PDF (451K)
Director
Center for the Study of Child Care Employment
No Single Ingredient: 2020 Workforce Vision download files PDF (508K)
Speech download files PDF (193K)
Recommendations for Federal Action on the Early Learning Workforce download files PDF (41K)
H.R. 3590 Provisions for Health Care Workforce Development download files PDF (209K)
Ellen Galinsky download files PDF (74K)
President and Co-Founder
Families and Work Institute
Closing the Achievement Gap download files PDF (97.0K)
Phil Strain download files PDF (66K)
Director
Positive Early Learning University of Colorado at Denver, School of Education and Human Development, Experiences Center
Some Thoughts on the Challenges Facing the Early Childhood Special Education Workforce download files PDF (1.1M)
Sue Russell download files PDF (123K)
President
Child Care Services Association
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood®: Two Decades of Improving the Education, Compensation and Retention of the Early Care and Education Workforce download files PDF (1.3M)
Family Engagement download files PDF (78K)
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 in Orlando, FL
Name, Title, Organization Presentation materials
Heather Weiss download files PDF (78K)
Founder and Director
Harvard Family Research Project and
Senior Research Associate and Professor
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Harvard Family Research Project download files PDF (438K)
Carol Day download files PDF (53K)
President
National Black Child Development Institute
Engaging All Families download files PDF (487K)
Gene Garcia download files PDF (111K)
Vice President
Arizona State University, University-School Partnerships
Latinos and Early Education: An Account of Diversity and Family Involvement download files PDF (393K)
Handout download files PDF (5.3M)
Don Bailey download files PDF (106K)
Distinguished Fellow in Early Child Development
RTI International
Supporting and Engaging Families of Young Children with Disabilities: Eight Recommendations download files PDF (344K)
Standards and Assessments download files PDF (27K)
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 in Chicago, IL
Name, Title, Organization Presentation materials
Catherine Scott-Little download files PDF (8K)
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, School of Human and Environmental Sciences, Human Development and Family Studies
Early Learning Standards: Variation Across States and Issues to Consider download files PDF (8M)
Samuel J. Meisels download files PDF (103K)
President
Erikson Institute
Standards, Assessments, and Young Children download files PDF (64K)
Kathy Hebbeler download files PDF (59K)
Manager
SRI International, Community Services and Strategies Program and
Director
Early Childhood Outcomes Center
Toward a Unified Vision of Assessment for Young Children download files PDF (355K)
Linda Espinosa download files PDF (8K)
Associate Professor
University of Missouri-Columbia
Assessing Young Dual Language Learners: Challenges and Opportunities download files PDF (9M)

Written Input

In the space below please find written input received by the Department for the Listening and Learning About Early Learning Public and Expert Input Meetings. As clarified in the April 21 Federal Register Notice announcing the Listening and Learning About Early Learning Public and Expert Input Meetings, the final deadline for submitting written input is Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 5PM Eastern time.

Understanding Preschool – Grade 3 Structures

  • Friday, April 23, 2010 in Washington, D.C. download files PDF (2.23M)

Workforce and Professional Development

  • Monday, April 26, 2010 in Denver, CO download files PDF (4.3M)

Family Engagement

  • Tuesday, May 4, 2010 in Orlando, FL download files PDF (823K)

Standards and Assessments

  • Tuesday, May 11, 2010 in Chicago, IL download files PDF (9M)

General Public Comments

  • Comments submitted outside the meetings download files PDF (7.2M).

Input Meeting Materials

The content of power points, comments, webinars, and other materials do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Education.

 
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