Second Annual Early Childhood Speaker Series:
The Graduate Center for the Study of Early Learning is hosting the Second Annual Speaker Series of presentations and discussions on the importance of early experiences in the healthy brain development of young children. Dr. Bruce Perry will be the featured speaker at the 2019 Second Annual Early Childhood Speaker Series sponsored by The Graduate Center for the Study of Early Learning at the University of Mississippi.
Dr. Bruce Perry is currently the Senior Fellow of the child Trauma Academy in Houston, Texas and an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He is an internationally recognized authority on children in crisis and an expert in how trauma affects brain development. He will address how chronic poverty is a traumatic condition that impacts how the brain grows in the context of early learning and productivity in later life.
Funded by W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Registration online at http://nmec.msresaservices.com/EarlyChildhoodSeries-Perry
February 6, 2019
Two Mississippi Museums
10:00 am – 11:30 am
222 North Street
With your $100 registration fee, you'll have access to three days of:
Being part of a powerful team working to advance federal and state early childhood policy
Hearing from and networking with national and state policy leaders and fellow advocates
Getting the resources and experiences you need to sharpen your advocacy skills
Learning about new tools, strategies, and tactics to try in your own state and community
Building critical relationships on Capitol Hill with members of Congress and their staff
The online registration link for 2019 PPF is http://www.cvent.com/d/2bqvwc
You MUST use this link and your NAEYC member number
Details & Deadlines
The registration and housing deadline is Friday, January 25.
However, we encourage you to register and then reserve your accommodations as soon as possible.
Remember, having the opportunity to participate in the Public Policy Forum is an NAEYC Member-Only benefit. If you’re not a member, join now, and encourage your colleagues, family, and friends to become members as well so they can join you in our nation’s capital!