Gwinnett Family Listening Session: Raising Infants & Toddlers

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students invites you to join us for a Family Listening Session in Gwinnett County. We’re coming together for roundtable discussions so families can tell their stories about the joys and challenges of raising infants and toddlers in Gwinnett County. We want Georgia’s leadership to Think Babies—for stronger families, vibrant communities, and a prosperous state. […]

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Cobb Family Listening Session: Raising Infants & Toddlers

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students invites you to join us for a Family Listening Session in Cobb County. We’re coming together for round table discussions so families can tell their stories about the joys and challenges of raising infants and toddlers in Cobb County. We want Georgia’s leadership to Think Babies—for stronger families, vibrant communities, and a prosperous state. […]

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2018 Gubernatorial Summit on Early Education

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students invites you to join us for our signature event, the 2018 Gubernatorial Summit on Early Education. We look forward to hearing from candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and State Superintendent about a range of topics impacting Georgia’s families and our youngest children. GEEARS Board Chair Stephanie Blank will moderate the conversation with each […]

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The 2020 Census: Implications for Georgia’s Children and Families

Counting Georgia’s children affects all of our vital systems, from healthcare to education. The 2020 Census will have a significant impact on Georgia’s communities. Come learn what’s at stake. GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students and Voices for Georgia’s Children have partnered to host an event that will include both a presentation from the Atlanta Regional Commission and […]

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Columbus Speaker Series Event: Understanding Trauma’s Impact on Young Children

In partnership with ZERO TO THREE, GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students is hosting an evening conversation with Dr. Ross Thompson, professor of psychology at the University of California-Davis and director of the Social & Emotional Development Lab. We invite you to come and learn about the powerful impact that trauma has on the young brain, even […]

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Why Children Are Better Learners Than Adults: The Exploratory Infant Brain

Speaker Series Event   Why Children Are Better Learners Than Adults: The Exploratory Infant Brain     In partnership with ZERO TO THREE, GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students is hosting an evening conversation with Alison Gopnik, a professor of psychology and affiliate professor of philosophy at the University of California at Berkeley. “Babies and young children are […]

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Family Listening Session: Raising Infants & Toddlers – Gainesville

  We’re coming together for roundtable discussions so families can tell their stories about the joys and challenges of raising infants and toddlers in North Georgia. We want Georgia’s leadership to Think Babies—for stronger families, vibrant communities, and a prosperous state.     For Families with children ages 0-3:   The science is clear that our brains grow faster […]

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A Film Screening and Conversation: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

A Film Screening and Discussion of Implications for Children in Today’s Neighborhoods Join GEEARS for a screening of the film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” and a conversation following the film on how we can work together to build neighborhoods where all children thrive.  Monday, July 23rd, 2018 4:00pm – 6:00pm The Springs Cinema & Taphouse Seating […]

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Strolling Thunder: A Storm of Advocacy for Infants and Toddlers

WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM   WHERE: The Georgia Freight Depot (Blue Room) 65 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW. Atlanta, GA 30303 During this fun-filled brunch, we will have music, fun giveaways, a photo booth, and more!  On Saturday, May 12, 2018, GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, in partnership with ZERO […]

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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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