Early Childhood Education Summit at TAMIU June 4

Registration Underway for Early Childhood
Education Summit at TAMIU

Learn best practices in early childhood education and interact with other educators at “Nuestros Niños: Laredo Early Childhood Education Summit,” at Texas A&M International University Wednesday, June 4 from 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the TAMIU Western Hemispheric Trade Center, room 111.

Register now at idra.org or fax 210.444.1710.

Fee is $25 for lunch and materials. Limited scholarships are available. Space is limited to the first 150 professionals in the fields of early education, parent involvement and family support services.

The Summit is designed to bring together the full spectrum of agencies and professionals providing early childhood education services to children and families in Laredo.

Participants will have a chance to receive practical information, dialogue and participate in problem-solving exercises about early childhood education and family involvement issues, and develop a shared plan for extending and expanding early childhood education and parent involvement services in Laredo.

This event is sponsored by TAMIU; the Intercultural Development Research Association; Texas Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Center, University of North Texas; Laredo Area Community Foundation; Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition; Texas Migrant Council; Laredo Community College, Child Development Center; Webb County Head Start; AVANCE, Inc., Laredo Chapter; LCC Camilo Prada Child Development Center and United Independent School District Even Start Program.

For more information, please contact Ester Hernandez, coordinator, HIPPY Laredo, at 479.5082 or e-mail mehernandez@tamiu.edu

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