Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 8:30 AM MDT
Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 4:00 PM MDT

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Oxford Suites 
1426 S. Entertainment Avenue
(208) 322-8000
Boise, ID 83709

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Staci Shaw 
Idaho Commission for Libraries 

Read to Me Rendezvous 2022:

Meeting Objective: To build the capacity of Idaho library staff to ensure more Idaho children are reading on grade level by third grade.

Presenters/facilitators: Dr. Noreen Womack (St. Luke's/Act Early Idaho), Heather Lee (Idaho AEYC), Leeanne Noble (Gold Mountain Community School), Staci Shaw (ICfL), Jennifer Redford (ICfL), Idaho Library Staff

General topics (a more detailed agenda will be released prior to the event)
Wednesday, March 16, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

8:30 - 9:30: Registration & light breakfast snacks (provided)
9:30 - Noon: Early Childhood Experiences for Brain Development
                    Keynote: Dr. Noreen Womack

12:00 - 1:00: Lunch (provided on-site)

1:00 - 2:30: Materials, Strategies, and Resources to Inspire Curiosity, Independence, and Awe
2:45 - 5:00: Early Learning Environments and Physical Spaces

Thursday, March 17, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

7:30 - 8:30: Breakfast (provided on-site) and Independent Reflection
8:30 - 12:00: Developing Skills and Meeting the Needs of the Whole Child: Early Numeracy+Early Literacy, Early Learning Kits, Preschool Programming, Reimagining School Readiness
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (provided on-site)
1:30 – 4:00: Community Connections: Creative Partnerships, Identifying Community Needs, Messaging, Reaching Underserved Families, Idaho Early Learning Community

Travel Information

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