410. Recruiting and Supporting Diverse Leadership as Drivers for System Sustainability and Continuous Quality Improvement: A Continued Conversation Leading to Action *****FEATURED SESSION*****

Date: Wednesday July 13, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom C and D (1st floor)
Speakers: Miriam Calderon, Bainum Family Foundation
Tobeka Green, National Black Child Development Institute
; Laura Johns, National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance
Joan Lombardi, Early Opportunities
Lisa Obijway, State Capacity Building Center, Infant Toddler Specialist Network

Last year this dynamic session offered an opportunity to discuss the lack of diversity in the early care and education field. This follow-up session will engage long respected and emerging leaders in the field of early care and education in a strategy conversation on activities and strategies needed to recruit and support diverse leadership at a local, state and national level.