The Adirondack Birth to Three Alliance, a program of Adirondack Foundation, is hosting a summit for school administrators, child care providers, parents, teachers, pediatricians and others involved in the lives of young children.
Featuring keynote speaker Rachel Wagner, Bridge to School: Building School Readiness in our Youngest Learners focuses on ways to build resilience and school readiness for kids advancing from preschool to kindergarten. Wagner is an early childhood mental health specialist and national trainer with the Devereux Center for Resilient Children and author of FLIP IT! Transforming Challenging Behavior.
A panel discussion with local experts will follow. Continuing education credits are available.
The Bridge to School summit is taking place on Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 8 a.m. – noon, at the Crowne Plaza in Lake Placid, NY. Admission is free; participants must register online here: bit.ly/BT3Conference2019
“We are delighted to bring someone of Rachel’s stature to the Adirondacks and look forward to working together to help young children and their families successfully move through important stages of education and development,” said Adirondack Foundation Program Director Lindsay Yost.
For additional information, contact Lindsay Yost: firstname.lastname@example.org or 518.523.9904.
Adirondack Foundation enhances the lives of people in the Adirondacks through philanthropy. Our vision for a thriving Adirondacks is a region of unparalleled scenic beauty, where communities are strong, just and inclusive, human wellbeing, education, and economic vitality are supported, nature is protected and cared for, and arts and cultural opportunities are available to all. As the community foundation serving the Adirondack region of northern New York, Adirondack Foundation awards more than $3 million in grants annually and works with generous people from all walks of life to support nonprofits, schools, and communities. For more information, visit www.adirondackfoundation.org or call 518.523.9904.
The Adirondack Birth to Three Alliance was established in 2014 by Adirondack Foundation to give every child in our region the best possible start in life. The alliance bolsters the collective impact of key stakeholders, including service agency representatives and providers, working to foster healthy children, strong families, and high-quality early learning. For more information visit www.adirondackbt3.org or call 518.523.9904.