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U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor to Discuss Early Learning at the First 5 California and the Water Cooler Joint Conference in Sacramento


Contact:  
Elaine Quesinberry, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: March 02, 2011 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

U. S. Department of Education Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will deliver remarks during the morning keynote conversation of the First 5 California and the Water Cooler Joint Conference, focusing on the theme “Stronger Together: Working Smarter PreK-12,” on Wednesday, March 2 at 10 a.m. PT. Dr. Jones will discuss the administration’s early learning agenda and President Obama’s commitment to improving outcomes for young children in order to “win the future.”

First 5 California’s efforts provide children with a launchpad for success by supporting healthy bodies and active minds. The Water Cooler is a collaborative effort by the Advancement Project, the California Community Foundation, Children Now, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, First 5 California, Preschool California and many other organizations to advance early care and learning for children ages 0 to 5 in California. Water Cooler efforts aim to bring the needs of California’s youngest children into the larger education conversation.


Event 1
Who : Jacqueline Jones, senior advisor for Early Learning
U. S. Department of Education
What : Remarks at the First 5 California and the Water Cooler Joint Conference
When : Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 10 a.m. PT
Where : Sheraton Grand Hotel
1230 J Street
Sacramento, Calif.
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