2019 Early Learning Community Conversation Dates Announced

2019 Early Learning Community Conversation Dates Announced: The Delaware Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning invites providers, families and anyone interested in learning about the important issues impacting early education in Delaware to attend one of eight Community Conversations being held in May.  These meeting will be informative as well as engaging for attendees.  Conversations regarding early learning issues will take place with representatives from state agencies that work directly with young children and families including the Department of Education, Department of Health and Social Services and the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families.  Topics such as Delaware’s early learning budget and funding, governance, Office of Child Care Licensing regulations, Purchase of Care and market rates, and early childhood mental health will be discussed.


Meetings will be held each day listed below between 12:30pm and 2:30pm and again between 6:00pm and 8:00pm:


May 16 – City of Wilmington – City of Wilmington, Municipal Services Building, 397 Wilmington Ave., New Castle DE  19720 

May 20 – Newark – Delaware State Police Troop 2, Paris Community Room, 100 Lagrange Ave., Newark, DE  19716

May 22 – Lewes – Lewes Library, 111 Adams Ave., Lewes, DE  19958

May 23 – Dover – Collette Education Building, Conference Room A, 35 Commerce Way, Dover, DE  19901