Wisconsin Early Care and Education Symposium

6/1/2018

Wisconsin Capitol BuildingOn Wednesday, May 23, 2018 NCSL staff along with members of the Wisconsin Assembly hosted a day long Early Care and Education Symposium. This page highlights the sessions from the day and relevant PowerPoint Presentations. Access a blog post about the day along with the services NCSL can offer our members. If your state is interested in a similar in-state symposium email Alison May to learn more.  

Meeting Agenda
8:30-9 a.m. Coffee and Networking
9-9:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
 
Presenters
  • Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R)
  • Julie Poppe, NCSL 
  • Representative Joan Ballweg (R-Wis.) | NCSL 2017 Early Learning Fellow
  • Representative Jill Billings (D-Wis.) | NCSL 2017 Early Learning Fellow
  • Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Wis.) | NCSL 2017 Early Learning Fellow
9:45-11 a.m. Early Brain Development
Moderator:
  • Representative Joan Ballweg
Presenter:  
  • Seth Pollak, Waisman Center | UW-Madison
Additional information availabe from the Child Emotion Lab
11-11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m.-Noon A Look at Prenatal-to-Five in Wisconsin 
Moderator: 
  • Representative Jessie Rodriguez
Presenters:
  • Janean Dilworth-Bart, School of Human Ecology | UW-Madison
  • Larissa Duncan, School of Human Ecology | UW-Madison
Presentation
Noon-1 p.m. Lunch
1-2 p.m.
Sing a Song of Sixpence: An Early Childhood Public-Private Partnership
Moderator:
  • Representative Jill Billings
Presenter: 
  • Mike Medwick, First Five Nebraska
2-3:30 p.m.
Early Care and Education Panel Discussion
Moderator:
  • Bethany Anderson, Office of Representative Joan Ballweg
Presenters:
  • Representative Joan Ballweg
  • Representative Jill Billings
  • Kimber Liedl, Office of Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald 
  • Jennie Mauerl, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
  • Representative Jessie Rodriguez 
  • Ken Taylor, Kids Forward | Presentation | Handout
  • Amy Wagner, School of Human Ecology | UW-Madison
3:30-4 p.m.
Closing 
Moderators:
  • Alison May, NCSL
  • Julie Poppe, NCSL
  • Jennifer Palmer, NCSL

Presentation