Start Early. Start well.

June   6 , 2017 8:00 AM –  3:30 PM

Parenting Matters: A National Symposium

Omaha, Neb.

One-day conference presented by the Buffett Institute in collaboration with the American Educational Research Association and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The event will focus on several critical issues raised in Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8. This landmark report from the National Academies identifies key aspects of parenting that matter for young children and suggests how the nation can best support parents and other caregivers in helping children meet their potential. After an overview of the Parenting Matters report, plenary sessions led by local and national experts will focus on the impact of poverty on parents and families, the Family Medical Leave Act, and Adverse Childhood Experiences.
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