This conference call addressed challenges and opportunities in PreK implementation, including recruitment of providers in school- and community-based settings, new quality standards, outreach to families and meeting the needs of working families. 

Featured speakers included: 

  • Susan Broman, Deputy Superintendent for the Office of Great Start, Michigan Department of Education 
  • Betty Holcomb, Director of Public Policy, Center for Children’s Initiatives, New York City 
  • Nancy Kolben, Executive Director, Center for Children’s Initiatives, New York City 
  • Richard Lower, Supervisor for Preschool and Early Elementary Programs, Michigan Department of Education 

You can download the recording, transcript and an additional Q&A from the call below. 

Call Recording: Implementing Prekindergarten Expansion in New York City and Michigan (.mp3)

Published On: July 22, 2014Associated Issues: Child Care & Early LearningPrekindergarten