Meisels joins NET panel on science of brain development


Meisels joins NET panel on science of brain development

14 Jan 2014    

Sam Meisels, executive director of the University of Nebraska’s Buffett Early Childhood Institute, is one of four early childhood experts scheduled to appear at 8 p.m. Jan. 16 on NET2 World Television’s broadcast of “The Science of Brain Development in Early Childhood.” The panelists will discuss how to ensure that very young children get the experiences they need to grow up capable, confident and ready for success. Meisels is part of the faculty of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies in the College of Education and Human Sciences.

Other panelists are Julia Dadds, executive director of Educare of Lincoln; Dr. Laura Jana, an Omaha-based pediatrician; and Amy Bornemeier, associate vice president of early childhood programs at Nebraska Children and Families Foundation. The hourlong program is part of NET’s “The State of Nebraska Education Series” and will be rebroadcast at 2 p.m. Jan. 19.

Panelists will consider how the quality of children’s earliest learning experiences influences whether they start out on the wrong side of the achievement gap, and what Nebraska is doing to change the odds for young, at-risk children before they start school. For more information, visit http://netnebraska.org/stateofed.

 


College of Education and Human Sciences
Child, Youth and Family Studies