Making a Seismic Shift in the Leadership Development Landscape

This session will be held at the 2018 QRIS National Meeting

Three states have developed innovative early childhood leadership development academies through intensive, cross-sector cohort models. Academies include a multi-faceted approach which include face-to-face training over several months, mentor support, self-assessment with research based tools, and opportunities for application and reflection on lessons learned. Research indicates such models strongly impact program quality and career decisions. Interactive discussion will occur through questions/answers and dialogue on ensuring equity in leadership within programs.

Presented by: Cara McKeown, Smart Start of Forsyth County, Inc.; Laura Newman, The Georgia Alliance for Quality Child Care; and Barbara Volpe, McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership


Date and Time

July 18, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


2018 QRIS National Meeting
The Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, Spinnaker Room
San Diego, California


Registration cost: See registration site.


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