A Conversation w/ ATL Mayoral Candidates: Education – from Cradle to Career

  Join us for a candid conversation with City of Atlanta Mayoral candidates to discuss how they will support students’ success in Metro Atlanta from cradle to career. The event will begin with a panel of Atlanta education experts, followed by a conversation with Candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms and Candidate Mary Norwood. PANEL: Early Learning […]

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Geoffrey Canada: What GA’s Communities Can Do to Save Our Youngest Children

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* To be added to the waitlist, please email Vett at Click to email Join GEEARS for a lunchtime conversation with the Harlem Children’s Zone President Geoffrey Canada, as he shares insights into the issues Georgia’s youth are facing and how the answers to these problems are not found in any one strategy, but a community […]

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GA Pre-K 25th Birthday Party

This year, Georgia’s Pre-Kindergarten is celebrating its 25th year of serving our state’s youngest learners. In honor of this milestone and the visionary leadership that led to it, GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Reading Students (GEEARS) and the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) have come together to plan a monumental birthday […]

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Mayoral Forum on Supporting Atlanta’s Families

GEEARS, the Junior League of Atlanta, and the United Way of Greater Atlanta have partnered together to host a Mayoral Forum on Supporting Atlanta’s Families. We look forward to hearing from candidates about a range of topics impacting Atlanta’s families, including our youngest children. Stephanie Blank will moderate the forum of candidates running for Mayor […]

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Convos on Early Childhood: A Matter of National Security: High-Quality Early Childhood Experiences

Join GEEARS for a lunchtime conversation with Rear Admiral (Ret.) Casey Coane as he shares insights into why early learning is a national security imperative and how quality early learning impacts public safety. Coane is a member of Mission: Readiness, an organization of retired Admirals and Generals strengthening national security by ensuring kids stay in school, stay fit, and stay […]

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Bus Tour

UPCOMING EVENT : Stay tuned for details on the 2017 GEEARS bus tour!

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