FPG Live Streams "Advancing Knowledge, Enhancing Lives: A Vision for Children and Families"

Date Published: 05/23/2016

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FPG's planning conference on behalf of young children and their families just got bigger. On May 24th and 25th, FPG is live-streaming Advancing Knowledge, Enhancing Lives: A Vision for Children and Families, the groundbreaking conference at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

“This symposium will take a thoughtful look at education and child development,” said FPG director Sam Odom. “A formidable gathering of experts will reflect on our current knowledge and project a vision for the next steps in advancing knowledge and enhancing young lives.”

FPG is celebrating its 50th anniversary by spearheading the conference to enable better outcomes for young children and their families. Major foundations across North Carolina are backing the event.

Jacqueline Jones, president and CEO of the Foundation for Child Development, will deliver the keynote address on May 24. Jones served as Senior Advisor on Early Learning to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and as the country’s first Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning in the U.S. Department of Education.

The Friday Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will house the conference, which will bring together respected researchers, policymakers, and practitioners. Conference sponsors include Annie E. Casey Foundation, Goodnight Educational Foundation, Skeebo Foundation, PNC Financial Services Group, RTI International, Cansler Collaborative Resources, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Brady Education Foundation, and others.

FPG will carry the conference live on Tuesday, May 24
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM ET
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM ET
2:30 PM - 4:15 PM ET

and Wednesday, May 25
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM