Linn County Early Childhood Iowa hosted a Fall ECI-Funded Program Networking Event on 10/4/16. Programs represented: Family & Community Health Alliance, Paces to Quality, Horizons Family Support, Linn County Nurturing Parent, Linn County Child Development Center, Parent Education Consortium, Head Start/Early Head Start, Partnership for Safe Families, TIES and KidsPoint @ Waypoint. Attendees: Jenny Barnett, RaeAnn Barnhart, Cierra Roquette, Kim Ott, Caitlin Hauskins, Kelly Amos, Morgan Boniface, Amy Bruner, Terri Godwin, Christi Regan, Tawnya Lowe, Lisa Bach, Gloria Witzberger, Chris Kivett-Berry, and Jeanette Shoop.
Why Early Childhood? Reason #1…Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything by the ounce of prevention: http://youtu.be/GbSp88PBe9E
Reason #2…James Heckman- The Urgency of Now by firstfiveyears: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SB8svwf5uk
Reason #3…Early Learning Matters by firstfiveyears: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=735fdRyhi8o&NR=1