2013 National Early Childhood Summer Institute to Focus on Connection Between Early Learning and Academic Success

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Pearson sponsors summit featuring leaders in child development and early learning.

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President Obama's recent State of the Union call to make high-quality preschool available to every child sparked a national conversation on the critical connection between early childhood education and students' life-long success. To contribute to the discussion, educators, interventionists and thought leaders from around the country are invited to attend the 2013 National Early Childhood Summer Institute, sponsored by Pearson. At presentations, keynotes and breakout sessions, institute attendees will hear from renowned experts on timely topics such as the Common Core State Standards, integrating academics into early learning, social development and classroom management.

What:    National Early Childhood Summer Institute 2013

When:    Monday, June 24 - Thursday, June 27, 2013

Where:    Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
                2555 West End Avenue
                Nashville, Tenn. 37203

Who: Renowned early childhood experts including:

Susan Adams, Assistant Commissioner, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning

David Dickinson Ed.D., Professor of Education, Vanderbilt's Peabody College

Sherri Killins, Ed.D., Former Commissioner, Massachusetts Early Education and Care

Samuel J. Meisels, Ed.D., President, Erikson Institute

Kyle Snow, Ph.D., Director, Center for Applied Research, National Association for Early Childhood Education

To register visit: http://www.ECSummerInstitute.com. Early bird registration deadline is April 30.

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Contact: Adam Gaber, Pearson, (800) 745-8489, adam.gaber(at)pearson(dot)com, @apgaber (Twitter)

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