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2017 Symposium on Children, Closed for Professional Development

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

2017 Symposium on Children: Ohio State’s Longaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Road, Columbus.

Our annual fall symposium tackles a pressing problem related to children’s well-being and includes presentations by nationally known experts as well as panel discussions led by local community leaders.

Date: Friday, Sep. 29 from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with reception to follow – free parking

Theme: Closing the Opportunity and Achievement Gap in Early Childhood Education

Speakers: Oscar Barbarin, Chair and Professor of African American Studies Department, University of
Maryland, College Park; Angel Harris, Professor of Sociology and Director, Program for Research on Education and Development of Youth, Duke University; Dana Suskind, Professor of Surgery, University of Chicago, Director of the Pediatric Cochlear Implantation Program and Founder and Director of the Thirty Million Words® Initiative

10:00 am  Registration/Posters

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10:30 – 10:40 am  Welcome, Dr. Laura Justice

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10:40 – 11:00 am  Opening Remarks, Ms. Tanny Crane and Councilwoman Elizabeth Brown

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11:00 am – 12:00 pm  

Angel Harris: Group Differences in Achievement: Are We Ready For True Dialogue?

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12:00 – 1:00 pm  Lunch

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1:00 – 2:00 pm 

Oscar Barbarin: Promoting School Readiness of African American Boys

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2:00 – 2:15 pm  Break

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2:15 – 3:15 pm 

Dana Suskind: Thirty Million Words: A  Public Health Approach to Early Childhood Education

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3:15 – 3:30 pm  Break

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3:30 – 4:30 pm  Symposium Roundtable

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4:30 – 5:30 p.m.  Reception

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Date:
September 29
Time:
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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