June 21, 2017
“Day of Action” in Midland – Books from the recent book drive will be delivered to Campfire Kids West Texas, the Midland YMCA, and Midland Need To Read for summer programs and for the start of a Little Free Libraries Project coordinated by First 5.
Improving early childhood learning outcomes is the first major focus area that the 40+ community member Leadership Team of Educate Midland has decided to take on this summer as the city of Midland prepares for an important school year.
Friday, June 16, 2017, 2:00 PM
at the Midland County Centennial Library
2503 W. Loop 250 N.
We will discuss the new collaborative initiatives in place to positively impact young children and their families.
Collaborative summer initiatives include:
Abell-Hanger supporting the expansion of First 5 Permian Basin offices to Midland County in July Midland ISD, Abell-Hanger Foundation, First 5 and UTPB sponsoring Midland’s first Kinder College Camp in July. The opening of Little Free Libraries supported by United Way of Midland and involving several partnering organizations. The chartering of an Educate Midland Early Childhood Action Network to strategize around school readiness and early literacy goals.
Educate Midland presents The Abell-Hanger Education Lecture Series featuring Sir Ken Robinson, Internationally Acclaimed Expert on Creativity and Innovation and Author, Finding Your Element, The Element and Out of Our Minds
August 15, 2017