The Tennessee Business Leader Summit on Early Childhood Investment will be co-hosted by the Tennessee Association for the Education of Young Children, United Ways of Tennessee, Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance, and Tennessee Department of Human Services.
This event will educate business leaders on the current climate of early childhood education and to discuss the economic benefits of early childhood investments in Tennessee. Participants will be equipped with the tools and resources needed to become knowledgeable advocates of early childhood interests and to foster a viable workforce for the future. Attendance to this meeting is by invitation only.
See the Summit program here(PDF)
Rob Dugger, Chairman, Advisory Board, Partnership for America's Economic Success
Tim Bartik, Senior Economist, W.E. Upjohn Institute
Mark R. Ginsberg, Executive Director, National Association for the Education of Young Children
"2009 Tennessee Business Leader Summit on Early Childhood Investment." McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations, LLC. October 19, 2009
Diane R. Neighbors. "Early development of child is investment." Memphis Commerical Appeal. September 16, 2009.