2017 ECONOMIC SUMMIT

Announcement:
10th Anniversary PA ELIC Summit will be held on Monday May 7th, Harrisburg, PA.

Tuesday April 25, 2017
2017 Summit Press Release
2017 Summit Agenda
2017 Summit Speaker Biographies

SUMMIT PRESENTATIONS and VIDEOS

Message from the Governor
Governor Tom Wolf, Commonwealth of PA

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Pennsylvania’s Innovations, Progress & Opportunities
Suzanne Morris, Deputy Secretary,
Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL)
Pennsylvania Departments of Education and Human Services

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The Early Years matter – Big Time!
Jessie Rassmussen
President
Buffett Early Childhood Fund

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The Business Case for Childcare 
Michelle Kang, Vice President,
Strategic Initiatives and Operational Strategy
Bright Horizons Family Solutions

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PANEL: Putting the Research, Business and Policy Together 
Moderated by: Kristen Burns, Associate Director
The Grable Foundation

Michelle Kang
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Operational Strategy
Bright Horizons
Family Solutions
Suzann Morris
Deputy Secretary
OCDEL
PA Department of Education & Human Services
Jessie Rasmussen
President
Buffett Early Childhood Fund
Shannon Rudisill
Executive Director
Early Childhood Funders’ Collaborative
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Luncheon Program: Policy Solutions & Emerging Practices That Work For High Quality Care and Education
Shannon Rudisill, Executive Director
Early learning Funders Collaborative

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PANEL: What You Can Do: Act Locally
Moderated by: Rashanda Perryman, Program Officer
William Penn Foundation

Peter Brubaker
President
Hammer Creek Enterprises, LLC
Gerald Meck
Senior Consultant
North Group Consultants
Michelle Harkins
Associate Executive Director
Early Connections
Mary Strasser
Acting Director
Pre-K Initiatives, Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Education
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