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January 24, 2014 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
San Mateo County of Education
101 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
Mei Wu

Connecting Ready Kids to Ready Schools

Pre K – 3rd Grade Leadership Institute

Elementary school-site and district administrators and preschool administrators are invited to participate in San Mateo County’s efforts to ensure that all children are successful by 3rd grade.  Please join us for this three-part Institute.

Goals of the Institute:

  • Build the foundation for successful implementation of Common Core State Standars
  • Narrow the achievement gap by promoting evidence-based best practices
  • Promote policy and funding decisions that prioritize the early years
  • Inspire educational leaders to become champions of early learning

Session 1: The case for Investing in early years

January 24, 2014

8-11:30 am

San Mateo County Office of Education

Host: Anne Campbell, San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools

Moderator: Kitty Lopez, Exacutive Director, First Five San Mateo County


  • Dr. Anne Fernald, Associate Professor, Stanford University
  • Dr. Linda Platas, Lecturer, U.C. Berkeley; Program Officer, Heising Simons Foundation
  • Ted Lempert, Executive Director, Children Now
  • Bernie Vidales, Superintendent, Jefferson Elementary School District

We encourage teams of preschool and elementary leaders to attend; individuals are also welcome.

To register please email Mei Wu, by January 14

Save the dates for Sessions 2 and 3: March 21, 2014 and May 2, 2014