King County: Building and Sustaining an Early Learning Community Symposium

Wed, January 7, 2015,
10:00am to 12:30pm PST
The Great Hall at Town Hall
Join us on January 7, 2015 for a discussion about the future of early learning in King County. This event is hosted by King County Executive Dow Constantine, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, The City of Bellevue and the Sound Cities Association.
Don't miss this opportunity to learn the latest brain science regarding how very young children learn and be part of an exciting region-wide effort to ensure King County sustains a vibrant early learning community that can serve as a national model.
Date: Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Time: 10:00 am - 12:30pm PST
Location: The Great Hall at Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Avenue, Seattle 98103
The event is open to the public for the morning sessions from 10am to 12:30pm. The working lunch in the afternoon is for the region’s mayors and other elected officials to talk more specifically about commitments they can make to build King County as an “Early Learning Community." 
Guest presenters include:
  • Dr. Patricia Kuhl, Co-Director, University of Washington Institute for Learning and Brain Science
  • Mark K. Shriver, President, Save the Children Action Network
  • A representative from The White House
  • Leaders from local community-based organizations, non-profits, and early childhood providers share current work