Celebrating a Successful School Readiness Symposium and Welcoming 2020!

Happy New Year!  We would like to thank all of our sponsors, speakers and attendees who took part in the December 11th School Readiness Symposium at Turf Valley Conference Center.  Over 350 guests were in attendance as Junlei Li, Ph.D., Saul Zentz Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education and Dana Winters, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Child & Family Studies and Director of Simple Interactions & Academic Programs, Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media at Saint Vincent College delivered the keynote address on "Looking for Helpers, Finding Hope."  After a lunch time presentation by Steven Hicks, Assistant State Superintendent, Division of Early Childhood at the Maryland State Department of Education, participants had their choice of afternoon workshops.
(Save the date for May 13, 2020 when Alvin Irby, MS, MPA, former kindergarten teacher turned award-winning social entrepreneur, speaker, comedian and author and founder of Barbershop Books will be our Keynote Speaker)!

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