2013 ECONOMIC SUMMIT

Read the 4/9/2013 press release about this year’s summit:
Quality early childhood closes STEM gap, improves health outcomes.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The Hilton Harrisburg Hotel, Harrisburg
9:00 a.m. – Registration, Breakfast & Networking
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Program

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SUMMIT VIDEOS

mackerethMessage from the Governor’s Office:
Honorable Beverly D. Mackereth, Acting Secretary, Department of Public Welfare, Commonwealth of PA
Introduction:
Barbara Minzenberg., Ph.D., Deputy Secretary, Office of Childhood Development, PA Departments of Education and Public Welfare

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neimandEarly Childhood Development: The Smart Way to Build a Stronger Economy
Rich Neimand, President/Creative Director, Neimand Collaborative

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lammPlenary Panel – New Perspectives: The Impact of Early Learning on STEM Education & Health Care Outcomes and Costs
Moderator – Lloyd Lamm, Regional Banking Executive, Capitol Region, First National Bank of Pennsylvania

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chesloff-alexander

JD Chesloff, Executive Director, Massachusetts Business Roundtable

Sandra P. Alexander, Expert Consultant, National Center for injury Precention and Control Centers for Disease


barnettImpact of Quality Early Childhood Systems on Educational Success…”Fade-out” Myth Exposed 
W. Steven Barnett, Ph.D., Director, National Institute for Early Education Research – NIEER, Board of Governors Professor Rutgers University

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caseyMessage from Congress
Honarable Robert P. Casey Jr., U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania

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minzenberg2013 “Champion for Children” Award Presentation
Barbara Minzenberg., Ph.D., Deputy Secretary, Office of Childhood Development, PA Departments of Education and Public Welfare

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lammNext Steps
Lloyd Lamm, Regional Banking Executive, Capitol Region, First National Bank of Pennsylvania

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