School Readiness Summit

Client: Washington State Child Care Resource and Referral Network

Coordinated six state agencies and statewide organizations to convene the Washington School Readiness Summit on November 8, 2004, and to launch school readiness teams in communities across Washington. Recruited and coordinated speakers and panel moderators; developed conference materials; coordinated logistics. Coordinated regional meetings statewide. (2004 – 2005)

Results: Summit brought together 500 people in early childhood education, K-12 education, and community agencies. This and the regional teams led to ongoing collaboration around school readiness in many communities statewide.