United Way of Tucson & Southern Arizona

Great Expectations for Teachers, Children, and Families

News

__EF______________________________________________________________________

JOIN US FOR OUR KICK-OFF EVENT!

JOIN US FOR OUR KICK-OFF EVENT!

_______________________________________________________________________

Partners in Learning: Arizona Department of Education Early Childhood Programs

_______________________________________________________________________

Great Expectations Welcomes, Maurice Sykes,

Early Childhood National Expert

Maurice Sykes, author of Doing the Right Thing for Children: Eight Qualities of Leadership, visited Tucson last week and met with principals, teachers, directors and members of the 9 Communities of Practice that are part of the Great Expectations for Teachers, Children, and Families grant. Sykes is the director of the Early Childhood Leadership Institute at the University of the District of Colombia’s National Center for Urban Education and is a top national advocate for high quality early education.

Bright and early Tuesday morning, 38 principals, superintendents and school administrators representing seven school districts across Pima County came together to discuss the importance of public school pre-kindergarten classes and how communities across the US are creating exemplary programs. (Read More)

Maurice Sykes and Early Childhood Educators

Maurice Sykes and Early Childhood Educators

____________________________________________________

Great Expectations Highlighted in the Daily Star

http://tucson.com/news/local/program-help-preschool-teachers-go-back-to-school/article_a9061814-b32a-5f02-a5d4-5f5a908dd4e4.html