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Venue Location
Venue Location

The Bethesdan Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

8120 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, Maryland

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Event Details
Event Details

Connect with other state leaders and learn about best practices in early care and education at our Roundtable! Sessions explore strategies and resources to build capacity and ensure equity for all children from birth to grade 3. This year's Roundtable topics include the early educator workforce, PreK expansion and alignment, the science of reading, and many more! We'll hear from national leaders and early childhood experts, with a focus on strengthening state-to-state partnerships. Each day includes small group discussions and networking hours for state leaders to talk and build relationships.

Agenda
Agenda
  • Day 1

    October 11, 2023

  • Day 2

    October 12, 2023

  • Day 3

    October 13, 2023

Speakers
Speakers
  • Swati Adarkar (Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning at Office of Elementary & Secondary Education)

    Swati Adarkar

    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning at Office of Elementary & Secondary Education

  • Kara Ahmed (Deputy Chancellor at New York City Public Schools)

    Kara Ahmed

    Deputy Chancellor at New York City Public Schools

  • Steve Barnett (Senior Co-Director)

    Steve Barnett

    Senior Co-Director

  • Janet Bock-Hager (Pre-K Coordinator at West Virginia Department of Education)

    Janet Bock-Hager

    Pre-K Coordinator at West Virginia Department of Education

  • Laura Bornfreund (Senior Fellow and Advisor on Early & Elementary Education at New America)

    Laura Bornfreund

    Senior Fellow and Advisor on Early & Elementary Education at New America

  • Sherri Britt Williams (Division Lead/ Assoc. Director/ Sr. TA Specialist of UNC Chapel Hill FPG Institute)

    Sherri Britt Williams

    Division Lead/ Assoc. Director/ Sr. TA Specialist of UNC Chapel Hill FPG Institute

  • Bill Buchanan (Early Learning Advisor at Kentucky Department of Education)

    Bill Buchanan

    Early Learning Advisor at Kentucky Department of Education

  • Lori Connors-Tadros (Senior Research Fellow at National Institute for Early Education Research)

    Lori Connors-Tadros

    Senior Research Fellow at National Institute for Early Education Research

  • Tonya Coston (Co-Director of National ECE Workforce Center)

    Tonya Coston

    Co-Director of National ECE Workforce Center

  • Rebecca Davis (Senior Advisor at Delivery Associates)

    Rebecca Davis

    Senior Advisor at Delivery Associates

  • Jill Dent (Executive Director, Office of Early Childhood at Mississippi Department of Education)

    Jill Dent

    Executive Director, Office of Early Childhood at Mississippi Department of Education

  • Tara Dwyer (Registered Apprenticeship Program Director of ECEPTS)

    Tara Dwyer

    Registered Apprenticeship Program Director of ECEPTS

  • Alexandra Figueras-Daniel (Assistant Research Professor and Bilingual ECE Policy Specialist at National Institute for Early Education Research)

    Alexandra Figueras-Daniel

    Assistant Research Professor and Bilingual ECE Policy Specialist at National Institute for Early Education Research

  • Adrienne Fischer (Senior Policy Analyst)

    Adrienne Fischer

    Senior Policy Analyst

  • Ellen Frede (Senior Co-Director of NIEER)

    Ellen Frede

    Senior Co-Director of NIEER

  • Allison Friedman-Krauss (Assistant Research Professor at NIEER/Rutgers University)

    Allison Friedman-Krauss

    Assistant Research Professor at NIEER/Rutgers University

  • Chrisanne Gayl (Chief Policy and Strategy Officer | Co-Director of Trust for Learning)

    Chrisanne Gayl

    Chief Policy and Strategy Officer | Co-Director of Trust for Learning

  • Sarah Gerard (Education Researcher at SRI International)

    Sarah Gerard

    Education Researcher at SRI International

  • Rolf Grafwallner (Consultant at CCSSO)

    Rolf Grafwallner

    Consultant at CCSSO

  • Todd Grindal (Co-Director of SRI International)

    Todd Grindal

    Co-Director of SRI International

  • Wendy Grove (Director, Office of Early Learning & School Readiness at Ohio Department of Education)

    Wendy Grove

    Director, Office of Early Learning & School Readiness at Ohio Department of Education

  • Winona Hao (Director of NASBE)

    Winona Hao

    Director of NASBE

  • Dawn Kalkman (Education Consultant at Michigan Department of Education)

    Dawn Kalkman

    Education Consultant at Michigan Department of Education

  • Noel Kelty (Assistant Professor at Saginaw Valley State University)

    Noel Kelty

    Assistant Professor at Saginaw Valley State University

  • Dr. Kimberly Krzanowski (Executive Director of Early Childhood Innovation Center)

    Dr. Kimberly Krzanowski

    Executive Director of Early Childhood Innovation Center

  • Van-Kim Lin (Sr. Research Scientist at Child Trends)

    Van-Kim Lin

    Sr. Research Scientist at Child Trends

  • Chrishana Lloyd (Research Scholar at Child Trends)

    Chrishana Lloyd

    Research Scholar at Child Trends

  • Richard Lower (Director, Office of Preschool and Out-of-School Time Learning at Michigan Department of Education)

    Richard Lower

    Director, Office of Preschool and Out-of-School Time Learning at Michigan Department of Education

  • Heather Lucas (Education Consultant at Michigan Department of Education)

    Heather Lucas

    Education Consultant at Michigan Department of Education

  • Nicole Madore (EC Specialist at Maine DOE)

    Nicole Madore

    EC Specialist at Maine DOE

  • Ivan Markovic (Project Leader at Delivery Associates)

    Ivan Markovic

    Project Leader at Delivery Associates

  • Jana Martella (Retired at Education Development Center, Sr. Advisor)

    Jana Martella

    Retired at Education Development Center, Sr. Advisor

  • Sara Mead (Deputy Superintendent of Early Learning at District of Columbia)

    Sara Mead

    Deputy Superintendent of Early Learning at District of Columbia

  • Tracy Merriman Jost (Early Childhood Education Policy Specialist at NIEER)

    Tracy Merriman Jost

    Early Childhood Education Policy Specialist at NIEER

  • Sarah Neville-Morgan (Deputy Superintendent at California Departmant of Education)

    Sarah Neville-Morgan

    Deputy Superintendent at California Departmant of Education

  • Sarah Parks-Reese (Assistant Director of Kindergarten Readiness at Indiana Department of Education)

    Sarah Parks-Reese

    Assistant Director of Kindergarten Readiness at Indiana Department of Education

  • John Pruette (Senior Policy Consultant at EducationCounsel LLC)

    John Pruette

    Senior Policy Consultant at EducationCounsel LLC

  • Dale Richards (Senior Director, Early Childhood of Child Trends)

    Dale Richards

    Senior Director, Early Childhood of Child Trends

  • Shana E. Rochester (Research Scientist at Child Trends)

    Shana E. Rochester

    Research Scientist at Child Trends

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    Lisa Roy

    Executive Director of Colorado Department of Early Childhood

  • Nicol Russell (Vice President of Implementation Research at Teaching Strategies)

    Nicol Russell

    Vice President of Implementation Research at Teaching Strategies

  • Amber Shelton (Education Associate at Delaware Department of Education)

    Amber Shelton

    Education Associate at Delaware Department of Education

  • Mandy Sorge (Executive Director of The National Association of State Leaders in Early Education (NASLEE))

    Mandy Sorge

    Executive Director of The National Association of State Leaders in Early Education (NASLEE)

  • Krystal Thomas (Senior Education Researcher at SRI International)

    Krystal Thomas

    Senior Education Researcher at SRI International

  • Rebecca Vlasin (Division Director of Colorado Department of Early Childhood)

    Rebecca Vlasin

    Division Director of Colorado Department of Early Childhood

  • Robin Wilkins (President at NASLEE)

    Robin Wilkins

    President at NASLEE

  • Catasha Williams (Technical Assistance Specialist at Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center)

    Catasha Williams

    Technical Assistance Specialist at Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

  • Aliza Yair (Child Care Licensing QA/CQI Manager at WA DCYF)

    Aliza Yair

    Child Care Licensing QA/CQI Manager at WA DCYF

Sponsors and Partners
Sponsors and Partners
Tickets
Tickets

Full Members - Complimentary

Member Price Complimentary

Sponsors - Complimentary with Conference Sponsorship

Complimentary

Associate Member - $50.00

$50

Affiliate Member - $100.00

$100

Non-Member Registration - $500.00

$500

Speaker/Presenter

Complimentary

Child Trends STEP Forward With Data Framework Pre-Session Only

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