2017 School Readiness Summit

“The Early Childhood Effect”

2017 School Readiness Summit

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All Summit County First Things First community partners thank the nearly 600 attendees for participating in the Second Annual School Readiness Summit on Friday, Oct. 27 at John S. Knight Center! We are very pleased with the event and the feedback we received from attendees. Your presence is very meaningful to us, and we hope you gained valuable information during the experience. In the meantime, save the date for the third annual Summit, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 at John S. Knight Center!

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Attendee Directory

CLICK HERE to view a directory of 2017 School Readiness Summit speakers, committee members, vendors and attendees who chose to be included.

Event Program

CLICK HERE to view an electronic version of the program all Summit attendees received.

Presenters’ Content

CLICK HERE to view Dr. Rosemarie Allen’s presentation slides for her keynote titled, “Implicit Bias: From Awareness to Change.”

CLICK HERE to view Melissa McClain’s presentation slides for her breakout session titled, “Understanding and Managing Trauma in Schools.”

CLICK HERE to view Dr. Belinda Zimmerman’s presentation slides for her breakout session titled, “Close Reading? Beginning Readers Can Do It, Too!”

Event Photos

CLICK HERE to view photos from the Summit. Photo credit goes to Tim Fitzwater Photography.

2017 School Readiness Summit Video

Watch the 2017 School Readiness Summit video below. Filming and editing credit go to Legion Media Group, LLC.

“When Communities Convene to Support Early Learning” Session Word Cloud

2017 School Readiness Summit Word Cloud