The Pennsylvania Business Leader Summit on Early Childhood Investment was co-hosted by Pennsylvania Key/Berks County Intermediate Unit, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
This event provided an educational forum to significant business leaders from across Pennsylvania on the importance of public investment in early childhood education relative to Pennsylvania's economic development. Attendance to this event was by invitation only.
For more information about this event and summit materials, please visit Pennsylvania's Promise for Children.
You can view the agenda here.
Peter J. Danchak, President, PNC Bank - Northeast Region
Harriet Dichter, Esq., Deputy Secretary, Office of Child Development and Early Learning, Departments of Public Welfare and Education
Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D., Director, Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University (Presentation)
The Honorable Robert P. Casey, Jr., United States Senator for Pennsylvania, U.S. Congress
Robert H. Dugger, Ph.D, Managing Director, Tudor Investment Corporation
Rob Grunewald, Associate Economist, Federal Reserve Bank - Minneapolis (Presentation)
Lydia M. Logan, Vice President and Executive Director, Institute for a Competitive Workforce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Presentation)
Philip A. Peterson, Senior Vice President, Aon Consulting
Watch a video recordings of sessions during the Pennsylvania Summit at PBS 39.
Read an article about the Pennsylvania Summit in the American Chronicle.
See what PennLive.com had to say about the Pennsylvania Summit.
Post-summit letters to the editor(all in DOC format):