2017 ECONOMIC SUMMIT – draft

2017 Economic Summit
on Early Childhood Investment

“The Business of Early Learning”


Tuesday, April 25, 2017
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Networking Breakfast & Registration

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Formal Program
Best Western Premier / The Central Hotel & Conference Center
800 East Park Drive Harrisburg, PA 17111

The PA ELIC’s annual Economic Summit brings together more than 200 business leaders, policy makers, and community leaders to examine the latest research and policy developments in early learning.  Participants learn, network, and collaborate for smart policy investments to impact today’s children and tomorrow’s economy.

This year’s event, entitled “The Business of Early Learning,” will explore why high quality childcare is so important for the workforce of today and tomorrow, the challenges of the childcare business model, and innovative business and policy solutions emerging from around the Commonwealth and the Country.

For scholarships and sponsorship opportunities please contact Gina Langley at ginlan@paelic.org.


Suzann Morris
Deputy Secretary
Office of Child Development and Early Learning
Michelle Kang
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Operational Strategy
Bright Horizons
Family Solutions

Jessie Rasmussen
Buffett Early Childhood Fund

Shannon Rudisill
Executive Director
Early Childhood Funders’ Collaborative