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National and State Policy for Transforming ECE Financing

Linda Smith, Director of Early Childhood Policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center, presented "National and State Policy for Transforming ECE Financing" at the 2018 Early Childhood Economic Summit. She most recently served as the deputy assistant secretary for early childhood development in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the…

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Early Learning Yields Big Rewards

Commissioner, Andy Williford (Volvo Construction Company), took part in a panel discussion at the "Our Babies, Our Future" event in Franklin County recently. Seated left to right, the panel included Bob Thomas, Franklin County Commissioner; Karen Grimm-Thomas, OCDEL; Brenda Jones Harden, University of Maryland and event guest speaker; Annette Searfoss,…

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