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2017 Economic Summit: The Business of Early Learning

The Commission’s annual Economic Summit brings together more than 200 business leaders, policy makers, and community leaders to examine the latest research and policy developments in early learning. Participants learn, network, and collaborate for smart policy investments to impact today’s children and tomorrow’s economy. The 2017 event, entitled “The Business…

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Childhood Stress and Urban Poverty

The Commission’s 2016 Economic Summit held in Hershey featured remarks from Governor Tom Wolf and ODEL Deputy Secretary Michelle Figlar along with a panel discussion on home visiting moderated by the Heinz Endowment’s Marge Petruska. Senator Bob Casey received the 2016 Champion for Children Award. Caroline Whistler from Third Sector…

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Creating the Workforce our Nation Needs

The Commission’s 2014 Economic Summit, held in Harrisburg, featured remarks from Governor Tom Corbett and ODEL Deputy Secretary Dr. Barbara Minzenberg who also received the Champion for Children Award. The panel discussion entitled Creating the Workforce our Nation Needs was the main event. The panel moderated by PA Chamber and…

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