Summit Recap, Presentations, and Handouts

June 7, 2016

View the full agenda for the 2016 Summit

Presentations

  • The Science Behind Early Brain Development
  • Indiana Summit For Economic Development Via Early Learning Coalitions
  • Cultivating Early Childhood Champions
  • Using Data to Make Informed Decisions and Evaluating Impact
  • Leveraging and Braiding Existing and New Funding

Handouts

  • 2016 ELAC State Dashboard
  • BY5 Effects of Kindergarten Readiness
  • Summit Call to Action
  • 2016 Indiana Early Learning Coalitions Map
  • Facilitated Topic Tables Questions
  • Invest in early childhood development
  • High-Quality, Full-Scale Preschool Programs Boost School Readiness and Produce Sustained Benefits

The Science Behind Early Brain Development

Presentation by: Judy L. Cameron, PhD

Dr. Judy Cameron, Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Obstetrics-Gynecology Reproductive Sciences, and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh. She also serves as a council member on the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child a multidisciplinary, multi-university collaboration coordinated by The Center on the Developing Child Harvard University.

Indiana Summit For Economic Development Via Early Learning Coalitions

Presentation by: Kevin Bain

Kevin Bain, CEO and Executive Director at Welborn Baptist Foundation and Chairman of the Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee – established by the Indiana General Assembly and appointed by the Governor

Cultivating Early Childhood Champions

Coalition Breakout Session

Engaging key stakeholders in your community is a fundamental component of your local coalition.  Learn strategies and tips to hone your message to various leaders in your community from national experts.  Local community representatives will also share their tips and successes of engaging key stakeholders in their community.  Walk away with a clear plan to cultivate additional early childhood champions in your community.

Using Data to Make Informed Decisions and Evaluating Impact

Coalition Breakout Session

Data sets the foundation for where we are and trends for the future.  This session will provide participants with an overview of data available and key indicators to track to make informed decisions.  Panelists will share their experience of using available data to create community profiles, dashboard and develop policies.

Leveraging and Braiding Existing and New Funding

Coalition Breakout Session

Local communities are powerful agents of change. Across the nation, towns, cities and counties are serving as hubs of innovation when it comes to early learning. In Indiana, early childhood investments have typically been funded with federal, state, local, philanthropic and privatepay. Learn about Indiana’s existing funding available to advance your community’s early learning goals and how some communities and programs are braiding resources together to meet their goals.

Handouts

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