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Category: Annual Conference

2012 WATER COOLER CONFERENCE

We are pleased to announce that the Water Cooler and First 5 California Joint Conference will take place on February 8-9, 2012 at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento. Come hear nationally recognized philanthropists, political leaders, and prominent experts in the field of early care and education. Speaker information, a tentative agenda, and registration information is all

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WATER COOLER CONFERENCE 2012 – RECAP

2012 Water Cooler Conference Highlights Videos: STRONGER TOGETHER: Winning Our Children’s Future Photos from Day 2 – STRONGER TOGETHER: Winning Our Children’s Future on our Flickr Page Conference Agenda & Speaker Bios on the conference website.

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2013 WATER COOLER CONFERENCE

SAVE THE DATE! The 2013 First 5 California and the Water Cooler Joint Conference will take place on April 10-11, 2013 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel Sacramento. Join us as we convene nationally recognized philanthropists, political leaders, and prominent experts in the field of early care and education to discuss policy solutions to benefit Calfiornia’s

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WATER COOLER CONFERENCE – PRESENTATIONS

The Water Cooler Conference on April 11 in Sacramento was a huge success. We would especially like to thank three of our speakers, Professor Dowell Myers, Dr. Deborah Phillips and John Kim for allowing us to share their presentations. Professor Dowell Myers highlighted the economic necessity for investing in young children – a population that

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2014 WATER COOLER CONFERENCE

Stronger Together: New Champions, Growing Opportunities for Young Children The 2014 Water Cooler Conference in Sacramento, CA was a huge success. Thank you to all our sponsors, partners, speakers, and guests who helped make both days exciting, informative, and inspiring. We look forward to continuing forward to move policy on behalf of California’s youngest learners.

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2015 WATER COOLER CONFERENCE

Stronger Together: Embracing the Whole Child Co-sponsored by the California Department of Education Our 2015 Water Cooler Conference will be held on March 23-24, 2015 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento. In addition to the evening keynote address by Professor Heckman on March 23, Matthew Melmed, noted early education expert and Executive Director of ZERO

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