Discover! Play! Share! Using Play to Build Early Literacy and STEM Skills with Families

Saturday, September 29, 2018: 11:15 AM-12:30 PM
Meeting Room 25 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Jacqueline Genovesi, Vice President, Education, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Angela Wenger, Executive Vice President and COO, Center for Aquatic Sciences at the Adventure Aquarium, Amanda Charles, Program Associate, Great Learning, William Penn Foundation, Carmen Batista, Instructional Coach/Curriculum Coordinator, Pequeños Pasos de ASPIRA, Alycia Kohler, Education Director, Indochinese American Council, Georgette King, Program Director, Creative Kids Club, Susan Holmes, Manager of Partnerships and Professional Development, New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences, Hollie Barattolo, Manager, Museum Education and Access, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University and Pilar Rivera, Community Engagement Coordinator, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Discover play and early literacy techniques that meet the needs of diverse families. Play while we demonstrate innovative components of the project. Share with grant program officers and project leaders the challenges and successes of launching an inclusive project with five community-based organizations presenting programs in three different languages.

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