Early Childhood Speaker Series with Dr. James Heckman

Early Childhood Speaker Series with Dr. James Heckman

Investing in Early Childhood Education: It is Just Good Business 

Dr. James Heckman Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Director of Economics Research Center and the Center for Social Program Evaluation

The North MS Education Consortium, University of MS School of Education, Graduate Center for the Study of Early Learning, WK Kellogg Foundation and Kids Count MS are pleased to sponsor a presentation by Dr. James Heckman. Dr. Heckman will present information on the value of investing in high quality early childhood programs and how the investment pays off at an exceptionally high rate of return. This presentation will be especially interesting in that the economics behind investing in high quality early childhood education programs will be stressed.

Targeted Audience:  General Education and Special Education Pre-K and Kindergarten Teachers in public schools, Administrators of Pre-K and Kindergarten programs, Early Learning Collaborative Staff, Head Start, child care, and Part C staff


In order to apply for 0.6 CEUs or 5 SEMIs, participants must attend all three sessions (Dr. Craig Ramey and Dr. Sharon Ramey on December 12, 2017, Dr. James Heckman on January 25, 2018, and Dr. Pat Levitt on February 6, 2018) .

Date Time Session Instructor Faciliator Venue
Thu, Jan 25, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon Session Dr. James Heckman Susan Scott Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
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