Buffett Early Childhood Institute to announce statewide survey results


Buffett Early Childhood Institute to announce statewide survey results

04 Mar 2016    

More than 7,100 Nebraskans recently responded to the largest public opinion survey ever conducted in the state about the care and education of young children. Findings of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute/Gallup Survey on Early Childhood Care and Education in Nebraska will be shared from 8:30-10 a.m., March 29 at the Sheldon Museum of Art (note this is a location change) on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. Opening remarks will be made by Senator Galen Hadley, speaker of the Nebraska Legislature. An overview of the findings will be presented by Brandon Busteed, executive director, education and workforce development, Gallup, and Iheoma Iruka, director of research and evaluation, Buffett Early Childhood Institute. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion about early care and education in Nebraska. Panelists include:
  • Hank Bounds, president, University of Nebraska
  • Matt Blomstedt, commissioner of education, Nebraska Department of Education
  • Iheoma Iruka, director of research and evaluation, Buffett Early Childhood Institute
  • Barry Kennedy, president, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Samuel J. Meisels, founding executive director, Buffett Early Childhood Institute
Registration is requested at http://conta.cc/1Rt4z1K. Contact Machaela Cavanaugh, 402-554-5924 or mcavanaugh@nebraska.edu, with questions. Parking is available in the Que Place Parking Garage at 11th and Q Streets.

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