E2C Aspirational Statement
Build a culture of quality instruction, lifelong learning, and equitable access to opportunity that makes success and prosperity inevitable
Create a culture that values literacy and increases literacy rates.
Increase equitable access to safe learning spaces that encourage joy for learning at any level
Expand awareness and access to early childhood education
Increase opportunities for continuous learning
Coalition Meeting Notes
E2C Coalition Notes
Re-orientation to where we left off in November 2023 to begin work in 2024. Important steps include definitions and ensuring we are in alignment on the goals' milestones and metric gathering.
Goal #1: Raising literacy rates > Defining Literacy
Literacy as reading comprehension.
Understanding and communicating with the world.
Ongoing learning for personal or professional growth.
Dr. LISA VOSPER
Fostering the mindset of continuous learning.
Goal #2: School Buildings as Community Hubs
What are the activities/opportunities in school buildings as community hubs?
Minimizing duplication with existing services like libraries.
Resident interest in continuous learning and life skills development.
Differentiate hubs (central collaboration) from incubators (nurturing ventures).
Inspiration Center concept mentioned for community learning and development.
Dean Donald Andrews
Goal #3: Early childhood education
We need more representatives from this sector
Learning to support your community/children
Defining the “learner” audience: Holistic, New/“Encore” Career, Degree
As a resident, I would be interest in continuous learning both academically but also personally with life skills or the ability to learn something new regardless of my age or skill level.
Defining the types of community spaces at schools, finding working models in the Gulf South
Analysis of the learner
Analysis and alignment of education > industry
Find/Invite more representatives from Early Education to E2C