Equity First: Strengthening an Equity Agenda for State Early Childhood Education Policy
Sponsored by: CCSSO ECEA-SCASS, NAECS-SDE, CEELO
The Westin Long Beach
333 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802
Group rate: $187 plus taxes and fees
Reservation Information Available Soon!
NAECS-SDE is partnering with CCSSO to host this year’s Roundtable. As such, CCSSO has secured the hotel for our meeting.
To book your stay, please call their central reservations line at: (800) 937-8461 and reference the meeting name: CCSSO 2019 National Roundtable along with the meeting dates May 29-31.
The hotel reservation cut-off date is May 8. Please note: reservations can only be made by phone to receive this rate.
PURPOSE: Build the capacity of participants to impact equity in early childhood education to address disparities, close achievement gaps and create positive child outcomes among learners Birth to 3rd Grade. As a result of the meeting, participants will develop a plan to take back to their state that identifies useful resources, good ideas, and new colleagues to support continued efforts to ensure equity for all young children.
Increase understanding and develop a shared language of how inequity impacts children and families.
Increase knowledge of tools and strategies that state early childhood specialists can use to ensure more equitable services at the local level.
Increase knowledge of the research on policy and practice that impacts equitable access to high quality early childhood education.