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New Venue and Date: 8th Sandra J. Skolnik Lecture on Early Childhood Education & Advocacy with Nicholas Kristof

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The 8th Annual Sanrda J. Skolnik Lecture on Early Care and Education with Nicholas Kristof will be held in LeClerc Auditorium at Notre Dame of Maryland University on the new date: October 30, 2017 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM. If you had already registered for the original date, re-registration is required. An automatic reply will be sent to you at that time to confirm your participation in the event at the new date and location.

Please allow extra time for parking for this event. Parking is available at the Knights of Columbus located at 201 Homeland Avenue (adjacent to Notre Dame of Maryland campus). A shuttle bus will be available to transport you to LeClerc Auditorium. Those who attend the Skolnik Lecture may earn 1.5 Continued Training hours. Registration is required. We look forward to your participation in this very popular lecture.

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Maryland Family Network welcomes author and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof as the speaker for the 2017 Sandra J. Skolnik Lecture on Early Childhood Education & Advocacy. A two time Pulitzer Prize winner, Kristof joined The New York Times in 1984. Initially covering economics, he served as a Times correspondent in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Tokyo. Kristof has covered presidential politics and was an Associate Managing Editor of the Times. His column appears every Sunday and Thursday.

Kristof writes about the need for early childhood education, it’s economic impacts, bipartisan approaches to supporting children, pre-K, and poverty. With his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, he has written several books, most recently “A Path Appears” about how to make a difference in the world. Their previous book, “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide,” was a No. 1 best seller. The Kristofs are the parents of three children.

Kristof graduated from Harvard College and then studied law at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship graduating first in his class with honors. He’s also one of the very few Americans to be at least a two-time visitor to every member of the “Axis of Evil”. During his travels, he has had unpleasant experiences with malaria, mobs, and an airplane crash. Follow him on InstagramTwitter and Facebook.

About the Sandra J. Skolnik Lecture on Early Childhood Education & Advocacy

This event is open to the public. Seating is extremely limited so advance registration is required by September 23. Special thank you to: The Bloomberg School of Public Health. The Sandra J. Skolnik Lecture is made possible by generous support from: PNC Bank, Legg Mason, M&T Bank, and Child Care Foundation, Inc.

WYPR is a media partner of Maryland Family Network’s 8th annual Sandra J. Skolnik Lecture on Early Childhood Education and Advocacy.