U.S. Education Department Senior Official to Discuss Ways to Provide Pre-K Education to Families During Panel Discussion in San Antonio

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U.S. Education Department Senior Official to Discuss Ways to Provide Pre-K Education to Families During Panel Discussion in San Antonio

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will discuss providing pre-K education to families during a panel discussion titled “Making Pre-K Work: Opportunities and Challenges” on Wednesday, March 9 in San Antonio, Texas. The conversation will focus on the importance of pre-K education, the best way to provide such instruction to diverse families, and the impact of San Antonio’s pre-K program with state and national implications.

The panel is part of Early Childhood Education: The San Antonio Experience - An Atlantic Next America Forum, sponsored by AtlanticLive. The forum will bring together educators and policy makers to discuss the impact of the city's pre-kindergarten initiative. Other panelists joining Doggett include: Dan Huberty, Texas House of Representatives; Richard Perez, president and CEO, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce; Ray Lopez, councilman, City Council of San Antonio; Dale Farran, senior associate director, Peabody Research Institute,Vanderbilt University; and Emily DeRuy, senior associate editor, The Atlantic.

Who : Libby Doggett, deputy assistant secretary for policy and early learning, U.S. Department of Education
Dan Huberty, Texas House of Representatives
Richard Perez, president and CEO, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Ray Lopez, councilman, City Council of San Antonio
Dale Farran, senior associate director, Peabody Research Institute, Vanderbilt University
Emily DeRuy, senior associate editor, The Atlantic
What : Panel discussion on “Making Pre-K Work: Opportunities and Challenges”
When : 9:45 a.m. CT, Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Where : Sheraton Gunter Hotel, Crystal Ballroom
205 E Houston St.
San Antonio, Texas