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Deputy Assistant Education Secretary Libby Doggett to Visit Child & Family Network Center to Discuss Importance of Early Learning

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Event Date 1: December 02, 2013 09:15 am - 11:15 am

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will visit the facilities of the Child and Family Network Center (CFNC) to tour a preschool and ESL classroom on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. During her visit she will meet with educators and local officials to discuss the importance of high quality early learning opportunities. Doggett will discuss the President’s Preschool for All proposal to provide children with a strong start in their education and opportunity to succeed in college and careers.

The Child & Family Network Centers offers a unique model of free, highly-accredited preschool and intensive family services to 3- and 4-year olds and their families living at or below 185 percent of the poverty line throughout Alexandria. CFNC operates 10 classrooms and currently serves 159 children and their families in Alexandria’s poorest neighborhoods.

Event 1
Who :

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett
Virginia Delegate Rob Krupicka

What :

Visit to The Child & Family Network Centers in Alexandria, Va.

When :

Monday,Dec. 2, 2013
9:15 a.m. – Media arrival
9:35 a.m. - Tour preschool classroom, first floor
9:50 a.m. - Tour ESL classroom, first floor
10:00 a.m. - Early learning discussion in meeting room on second floor
10:20 a.m. - Media availability

Where :

The Child & Family Network Centers’ classroom within the Tenants and Workers building at
3801 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, Va.