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Kindergarten Readiness Goals
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
7:00 p.m.


Dr. Pam Conway from Cradle to Career Alliance
Karen Jimerson, principal, Hallsville Elementary School

Jim Robertson, managing editor, Columbia Daily Tribune

The topic will be the new kindergarten readiness goals for Columbia and Boone County children.The “Wise” Collaborative Action Network convened in January 2015 and began a long and thorough process of determining what constitutes readiness for children entering kindergarten in Boone County.

The program will originate on Wednesday, July 13 at 7:00 p.m.  It will be replayed on CAT TV (Mediacom Channel 85; Charter Communications Channel 983; and CenturyTel Prism Channel 98). Replay times on CAT TV are at 7 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.) The program will be available on the League website ( a few days after the show or at

Cradle to Career Alliance

“Cradle to Career Alliance”
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
2:00 p.m.
HyVee Store on Grindstone – Community Room (2nd floor)

Guest Speaker
Dr. Pam Conway
Executive Director, Cradle to Career Alliance

The Alliance aims to bring Boone County schools and community organizations together to promote children’s success by reducing disparities in educational opportunities and outcomes. All six school districts in Boone County are involved, and the board of directors represents school leaders along with community agencies, higher education, and business.

Lunch & Learn programs are held from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the HyVee on Grindstone in the community room on the second floor.
If you like, you can bring your lunch or buy lunch in the store.