June 5, 2017 - Bloomington, Indiana

Summit Recap, Presentations, and Handouts

Presentations

  • The Economic Case for Investing in Early Learning
  • MIND IN THE MAKING: From Research to Action
  • The Impact of Early Childhood on Social-Emotional Skills and Later Workforce Success
  • Engaging Key Stakeholders
  • Creating a Collective Vision / Plan
  • Evaluating Impact Continuous Improvement
  • Family and Community Engagement
  • Understanding the Baseline Current Data

Handouts

  • Summit Call to Action
  • ELAC Logic Model 2017
  • Early Learning Coalition Building Toolkit
  • 2017 ELAC State Dashboard
  • Facilitated Topic Tables Questions
  • Social-Emotional Skills in Early Childhood Support Workforce Success
  • Early Learning: A National Security Imperative

Videos

The Economic Case for Investing in Early Learning

Presentation by: Dr. Timothy Bartik

Dr. Tim Bartik, Senior Economist, Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, nationally renowned expert, and author of Investing in Kids, will highlight how early childhood education supports workforce and economic development. Dr. Bartik’s research explores state and local economic development and local labor markets, including how early childhood programs impact local economies and job-creation programs.

MIND IN THE MAKING: From Research to Action

Presentation by: Erin Ramsey

Erin Ramsey, Senior Manager for Mind in the Making at the Bezos Family Foundation, will present on the importance of early brain development for social and emotional skills.

The Impact of Early Childhood on Social-Emotional Skills and Later Workforce Success

Presentation by: Jeffery Connor-Naylor

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.

Engaging Key Stakeholders

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.

Creating a Collective Vision / Plan

Coalition Breakout Session

In order to move forward, communities need to identify a compelling issue to address.  Then they can develop a clear vision for the future.  From that vision and mission, communities can begin to develop strategies to implement.

Evaluating Impact Continuous Improvement

Coalition Breakout Session

Once a community has identified its compelling issue(s) and developed strategies/ projects to address it, how does a community evaluate its impact?  What are the key childhood outcomes that are important to evaluate?  Who are key partners to engage in this process?  What does progress look like at a community level?

Family and Community Engagement

Coalition Breakout Session

Once a community has identified its compelling issue(s) and developed strategies/ projects to address it, how does a community evaluate its impact?  What are the key childhood outcomes that are important to evaluate?  Who are key partners to engage in this process?  What does progress look like at a community level?

Understanding the Baseline Current Data

Coalition Breakout Session

Before communities can develop a plan for the future, they need to understand their current state.  This includes determining the baseline of where they exist, reviewing data trends and identifying key indicators to create the important context in understanding the community. Once this baseline knowledge of the current state of the community is in place, then they can make recommendations about the future state.

Handouts

The Early Learning Summit for Community Coalitions is lead by