03.16.05 The Economics of Early Childhood Development: Support Workshop
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 03/12/2005 - 02:00.
03/16/2005 - 16:00
Economics of Early Childhood Development: Support Workshop
Case Center for Regional Economic Issues
Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 02
11119 Bellflower Road,Cleveland,OH View Map
Wednesday, March 16, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Contact rwaxlenz [at] gmail [dot] com
Economic Development Starts with the Development
of Our Young Children.
Part Three of the Forum on the
Economics of Early Childhood Development
Co-hosts: Case Center for Regional Economic Issues (REI), The Economics of
Early Childhood Development Initiative (EECD), and Invest in Children
Begin a regional dialogue from lessons learned in Cuyahoga County with the goal
of engaging our community in developing a regional strategy for child care
across the 22 counties of northeast Ohio.
The EECD initiative leaders will work together to:
â€¢ Explore ways to open channels of communication with area businesses on child
â€¢ Identify data necessary to make informed decisions on addressing quality from
a regional perspective
â€¢ Determine steps to mobilize parents and provide them with information that
will enable them to be informed voices on child care issues
â€¢ Identify research projects that promote an understanding of early childhood
development as an economic development issue
to view the original initiatives identified by participants of this forum
series and information on the economics of early childhood development.
The Workshop on Wednesday will:
â€¢ Highlight the Open Source Model as a context for early childhood initiatives.
Presentation by Ed Morrison, Director, Case Center for Regional Economic Issues
â€¢ Present lessons learned from the efforts of Cuyahoga Countyâ€™s Invest in
â€¢ Provide facilitation on project management, organizational and community
engagement skills. Leaders are: Jack Ricchiuto, Smart Meeting Design and Jackie
Acho, The Acho Group.
â€¢ Leverage our regional internet infrastructure to support a global virtual
Together we will build northeast Ohio as a national leader in early childhood