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Project Title: The Science of Children Birth to Age 8: Deepening and Broadening the Foundation for Success

PIN: IOM-BCYF-12-08         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Institute of Medicine

Sub Unit:
Board on Children, Youth, and Families

RSO:
Kelly, Bridget

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Education; Health and Medicine; International Issues; Labor Force Issues


The Science of Children Birth to Age 8: Deepening and Broadening the Foundation for Success
February 27, 2014 - February 28, 2014
National Academy of Sciences Building
2100 C St. NW
Washington D.C.


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Allison Berger
Email: alberger@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-3989
Fax:


Agenda:

COMMITTEE ON THE SCIENCE OF CHILDREN BIRTH TO AGE 8:
DEEPENING AND BROADENING THE FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS

PUBLIC INFORMATION-GATHERING SESSION
Friday, February 28, 2014
National Academy of Sciences
Lecture Room
2101 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20418


Purpose of this session: This meeting is part of an Institute of Medicine/National Research Council project. The project’s statement of task and committee roster have been provided with the meeting materials. Through this session the committee will gather information to help conduct its study. This session is not designed to be a comprehensive information-gathering effort; it is one among many means for the committee to assemble relevant resources, materials, and input to examine and discuss in the course of its deliberations. At this time, the committee has made no conclusions or recommendations. Comments and questions should not be interpreted as positions of the individual committee members, the committee as a whole, nor the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council.


AGENDA

8:30 am
Welcome and Goals of the Public Session
LaRue Allen, Committee Chair, New York University

8:40 am
PANEL 1: Perspectives from Example Initiatives on Opportunities and Challenges for a Birth through 8 Continuum

Panel format: Moderated discussion followed by open Q&A
Moderator: P. Fred Storti, Committee Member
Executive Director Emeritus
Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association

Initiatives and Panelists:

GREAT STARTS DELAWARE
Harriet Dichter, Executive Director
Delaware Office of Early Learning

Daphne Y. Evans, Lead Facilitator
Delaware Readiness Teams

INVEST EARLY MINNESOTA
Amy Galatz, Principal, King Elementary School, Deer River
Mary Kosak, Program Officer, Blandin Foundation
Kelly Chandler, Manger, Itasca County Public Health Division

HARTFORD BLUEPRINT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
Jane Crowell, Assistant Director
Hartford Department of Families, Children, Youth
and Recreation

10:15 am Break


10:30 am
PANEL 2: Perspectives on the Workforce for Birth through 8

Panel format: Moderated discussion followed by open Q&A
Moderator: Ron Haskins, Committee Member, The Brookings Institution

Panelists:
Peter Mangione, Center for Child and Family Studies, WestEd
Marcy Whitebook, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment,
University of California, erkeley
Sharon Ritchie, FPG Child Development Institute, University of
North Carolina
Frances O’Connell Rust, Teacher Education Program, University of
Pennsylvania
Teri N. Talan, McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership and
National Louis University

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm
Introduction to Afternoon Session
LaRue Allen, Committee Chair, New York University

1:10 pm
Perspectives from Stakeholders

Format: Stakeholders selected by lottery will have 3-5 minutes each to provide comments
Moderator: LaRue Allen, Committee Chair, New York University

Question to be addressed: From your perspective, how can children be supported to move more seamlessly through the birth through age 8 continuum?

Marcy Guddemi, Gesell Institute of Child Development* (Video)
Kimberly Boller, Mathematica Policy Research* (Audio)
Barbara Sawyer, National Association for Family Child Care* (Audio)
Malik Stewart, Red Clay Consolidated School District, Wilmington, Delaware* (Audio)
Deborah Adams, National Association of Early Childhood Specialist
in State Departments of Education
Lindsey Allard Agnamba, School Readiness Consulting
Elena Bodrova, Tools of the Mind
Brandi Cage, Council for Professional Recognition
Cindy Cisneros, Committee for Economic Development
Anne Douglass, University of Massachusetts Boston
Diane Horm, Early Childhood Education Institute, University of
Oklahoma-Tulsa
Sue Russell, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood National Center and Child
Care Services Association
Grace Whitney, Connecticut Head Start State Collaboration Office
Barbara Willer, National Association for the Education of
Young Children
Noreen Yazejian, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute,
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2:30 pm Break

2:45 pm
Project Dissemination and Communications: Discussion with Stakeholders

Abbey Meltzer, Director, Institute of Medicine
Office of Communications

3:45 pm
Closing Remarks and Adjourn, LaRue Allen

*Participating remotely


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
LARUE ALLEN
Chair
THOMAS BOYCE
JOSHUA BROWN
DOUGLAS CLEMENTS
FABIENNE DOUCET
JOHN DUBY
LINDA ESPINOSA
DAVID FIGLIO
JANA FLEMING
RON HASKINS
MARJORIE KOSTELNIK
JACQUELINE JONES
NONIE LESAUX
ELLEN MARKMAN
ROLLANDA O'CONNOR
CHERYL POLK
FRED STORTI
ROSS THOMPSON
ALBERT WAT



The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Review of Statement of Task
Discussion of Initial Outlines
Discussion of Site Visits
Workgroup Goals and Instructions for Breakout Sessions
Crossover Issues Identified for Discussion in WG Breakouts
Discussion of Public Session for next meeting in April

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
None

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: March 12, 2014