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Strong Start = Bright Future, Panel Discussion

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Our panelist will share their reaction to the Strong Start = Bright Future report, their perspectives and insights about the state of early childhood in our local communities and in the State. Followed by a Q&A from the audience.
Moderator:  Jeanna Capito, Early Childhood Consultant and Co-author of Strong Start = Bright Future
  • Dr. Jeff Craig, Superintendent, West Aurora School District 129 and currently Chair of the Aurora Education Commission
  • George Davis, Executive Director (retired), Rockford Human Services and currently Co-chair of the Illinois Early Childhood Funding Commission
  • Laurel Mateyka, Principal, P.H. Miller Elementary School, Plano Community Unit School District 88 and currently Chairman of Plano Area Alliance Supporting Student Success (PAASSS)
  • Tricia Sabathne, Child and Family Educator, St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 and Partnership Director of the St. Charles Early Childhood Collaboration


February 24
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm




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