Prenatal-to-Three Policy Symposium

1/27/2020

Inside of the Texas Capitol Dome

Prenatal-to-Three Policy Symposium: How State Policymakers Can Improve Outcomes for Infants and Toddlers 

Symposium Goals 

  • Build policymakers’ knowledge of legislative and funding strategies that improve outcomes for children and families.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of prenatal-to-three issues, child development research, evidence-based policies and the implications for state policy.
  • Foster dialogue between NCSL members and experts related to infant-and-toddler issues and emerging policy research conducted by The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Spark interest among legislators to pursue policy solutions as documented in their individual roadmaps.

Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown/Convention Center | Austin, Texas | Jan. 24-26, 2020

PDF Agenda | Participant List | Speaker Biographies 

Meeting Agenda
Day 1: Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
3:30 - 4:15 p.m. Welcome and Overview
PowerPoint Presentation (Pritzker Children's Initiative)
4:15 - 5:30 p.m. Introduction to Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center and Roadmap
Handout 
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Reception & Dinner 
Day 2: Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020
8 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast 
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Introductions and Overview of the Day
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. Paying for Quality: Prenatal-to-Three Financing Strategies
PowerPoint Presentation | Report: Funding Our Future 
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - Noon Advice from State Capitols: Strategies for Moving Prenatal-to-Three Policies Forward 
Noon - 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. Policy Speed Round: Opportunities to Focus on Prenatal-to-Three
PowerPoint Presentation
2:45 - 3 p.m. Break
3 - 4 p.m. Individual Roadmaps: Charting Your Path to Effective Prenatal-to-Three Policies
4:30 p.m. Texas State Capitol Tour & Dinner 
Day 3: Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020
8:30 - 9 a.m. Breakfast
9 - 10 a.m. Road Work Ahead: Avoiding Unintended Consequences and Other Policy Potholes
10 - 10:45 a.m. Tell Us What You Think: Feedback on Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center’s Roadmap
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Where Do We Go From Here?
11:30 -11:45 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Dads & Diapers: Impacting Families Through Father Engagement 
PowerPoint Presentation 

NCSL Resources 

Additional Resources