Welcome to GEEARS
2013 National Business Leader Summit for Early Childhood Investment
GEEARS is thrilled to partner with Ready Nation to host the National Business Leader Summit for Early Childhood Investment on September 22-23, 2013 in Atlanta! The summit is an invitation only gathering of business executives to expand the business voice for early childhood education in order to build the workforce and customer base our nation needs. We would like to thank our co-conveners and sponsors!
Co-Conveners: Committee for Economic Development, The Conference Board, Corporate Voices for Working Families, Georgia Chamber, Manufacturing Institute (National Association of Manufacturers, and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Sponsors: Buffet Early Childhood Fund, J.P. Morgan, Primrose Schools, United Way of Cincinnati, United Way of Greater Atlanta, Jim Zimmerman (Macy’s Inc., ret.), Al Zollar (IBM, ret.).
Please stay tuned for exciting announcements, including speakers and sponsors! If you have any questions, would like to suggest a speaker, or wish to co-sponsor this exciting event, please email Mindy Binderman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GEEARS is thrilled to launch the Blueprint - a statewide mapping tool that allows users of the Blueprint to review data for each of Georgia’s 159 counties – and make direct connections to the community assets and services that exist (or do not exist) to meet the needs of children in each county.
Mayor's Summer Reading Club
The Mayor's Summer Reading Club is brought to you by the City of Atlanta, Annie E. Casey Foundation, PNC and GEEARS with the help of over 20 partners. The Reading Club will improve vocabulary and literacy skills of children ages birth through eight in Atlanta, get high-quality books into the homes of children in Atlanta who will benefit most, and give parents practical tools to help their children become early learners. Check out our calendar frequently for new events across the city this summer!