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Early Childhood Education and COVID-19

April 22, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for increased access to quality affordable early childhood education. At the same time, the public health crisis is having a significant negative impact on educators, centers, families and kids. This panel discussed the benefits of quality early childhood education as well as the crisis-induced immediate needs and the long-term strategies to build a more equitable system.

Panelists:
Katie Kaufmann  |  Director, Ready by 21 St. Louis
Ellicia Lanier  |  Executive Director, Urban Sprouts
Gloria Nolan  | Campaign Coordinator, Ready by Five
Joey Saunders | Director of Policy + Systems Change, WEPOWER

Moderator:
Gary Parker | Director, Clark-Fox Policy Institute

 

Click here for more information and access to the recorded panel discussion.