Supporting and Engaging Under-resourced Families with Early Learners: Strategies, Programs, and Partnerships

Sunday, September 30, 2018: 1:45 PM-3:00 PM
Meeting Room 25 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Delia Meza, Early Childhood Education Manager, New York Hall of Science
Session Moderator:
Delia Meza, Early Childhood Education Manager, New York Hall of Science
Presenters:
Kaitlin Donnelly, Science Instructor, New York Hall of Science, Jennifer Jovanovic, Executive Director, GrowingGreat, Tara Henderson, Director of School and Community Programs, Explora and Sandra Bonnici, Associate Director of Education, Diversity, and Inclusion, Madison Children’s Museum

With achievement gaps persisting between low-income children and their peers, museums are using a range of strategies to expand their reach and provide more inclusive learning opportunities for under-resourced families with young children. In this session, presenters from across the United States will share lessons learned from institution- and community-wide initiatives.

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