Early Childhood Education: One Answer to the Achievement Gap?
Thursday, November 13, 2014
7:00 p.m. (refreshments at 6:30 p.m.)
Columbia Public Library – Friends Room
Dr. Kathy Thornburg
MU Professor Emerita of Human Development & Family Studies
Dr. Stacey Preis
DESE Assistant Commissioner, Office of Early and Extended Learning
Director, Parents as Teachers Program for Columbia Public Schools
Moderator: Dr. Vena Long
Free and open to the public.
Cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library
The League of Women Voters has taken a position in favor of expansion of early childhood education. This forum will consider our progress toward that goal as a nation, state and community.