Michelle Levy, Education Consultant at the Office of Early Childhood, will be the December guest at the CREC Early Childhood Council Meeting, December 11, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at CREC's Hartford Square West office. This is a monthly think tank to discuss Connecticut’s Early Learning and Development Standards. Please RSVP to Michelle Blocker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-524-4029.
Early Childhood Education Cabinet meeting, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., State Office Building, Middletown (25 Industrial Park Road).
Connecticut Voices for Children's will hold its 3rd Annual Youth at the Capitol event, "Raising the Grade: Improving Educational Opportunities for Youth in State Care." It will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Legislative Office Building, Room 2C, 300 Capitol Avenue in Hartford. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a light breakfast. The program begins at 9 a.m. This is a youth-led discussion on the educational challenges facing young people in the care of the Department of Children and Families or residing in Court Support Services facilities.
Putting kids first in the state budget - strategic public investments in 2014 and beyond. Guests include Ben Barnes from OPM, Senator Chris Murphy and others. Space is limited, please RSVP as soon as possible. http://ctvoices.eventbrite.com/?aff=ecelist In case of inclement weather, call CT Voices at 203-498-4240, ext. 119 or visit www.ctvoices.org