U. S. Department of Education Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will deliver remarks during the morning keynote conversation of the First 5 California and the Water Cooler Joint Conference, focusing on the theme “Stronger Together: Working Smarter PreK-12,” on Wednesday, March 2 at 10 a.m. PT. Dr. Jones will discuss the administration’s early learning agenda and President Obama’s commitment to improving outcomes for young children in order to “win the future.”
First 5 California’s efforts provide children with a launchpad for success by supporting healthy bodies and active minds. The Water Cooler is a collaborative effort by the Advancement Project, the California Community Foundation, Children Now, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, First 5 California, Preschool California and many other organizations to advance early care and learning for children ages 0 to 5 in California. Water Cooler efforts aim to bring the needs of California’s youngest children into the larger education conversation.
Jacqueline Jones, senior advisor for Early Learning
U. S. Department of Education
Remarks at the First 5 California and the Water Cooler Joint Conference
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 10 a.m. PT
Sheraton Grand Hotel
1230 J Street