LAKE PLACID—The Adirondack Birth to Three Alliance's annual meeting will bring together educators, providers, government, nonprofits, and businesses to network, quickly review progress to date, and consider strategies to support services for families with young children across the region.
The annual meeting's theme is Early Childhood Systems Building and will take Tuesday, June 20, at the Crowne Plaza in Lake Placid. The day will begin at 9:30 a.m. with networking and a light breakfast; the meeting will conclude with lunch at 12:30 p.m.
To register, visit bit.ly/bt3meeting2017. There is no cost to attend.
"The annual meeting will be an opportunity for current and potential members to network and hear from local, state and national professionals working in early childhood," said BT3 Director Megan Murphy. "The attendees will be at the center, hearing from and interacting with the guests."
The meeting will feature three brief presentations from: David Willis, director of the Division of Home Visiting and Early Childhood Services at the Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal Child Health Bureau; Jerry Spegman, community coach at County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute; and representatives of the Chemung County School Readiness Program, based in Elmira—David Andriene, executive director of Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Developmental Services; Ruth Harvey, executive director at Chemung County Child Care Council; and Ellen Wohl, retired executive director of the Chemung County Child Care Council.
BT3 is a project of Adirondack Foundation. Its mission is to support and help expand early childhood services in the North Country region of Clinton, Essex, and Franklin counties, as well as the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation. Its vision is that all young children are healthy, learning, and thriving in families that are supported by a full complement of services and resources essential for success in school and life.