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ECE Coalition with Dr. Dana Suskind
June 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pmFree
Join us for our June ECE coalition meeting on Thursday, June 9th from 12:30pm – 2pm CST. The Texas Workforce Commission will share updates on the exciting work that will be happening next year then Dr. Dana Suskind, author of Parent Nation, will join us to discuss her research and why children’s potential depends on support for their parents.
About Dr. Suskind:
Dana Suskind, MD, is Founder and Co-Director of the TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health, Director of the Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program, and Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Public Policy (affiliated) at the University of Chicago. A recognized thought leader on the national stage, Dana has dedicated her research and clinical life to optimizing foundational brain development and preventing early cognitive disparities and their lifelong impact. Her work is focused in particular on helping parents leverage their power as brain architects.
Dr. Suskind is the author of Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Fellow for the Council on Early Childhood. Her work has been profiled by numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, The Economist, Forbes, NPR, and Freakonomics.
To learn more about Parent Nation, visit https://parentnation.org/