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Child Advancement Network (CAN)

Child Advancement Network (CAN)

The Child Advancement Network (CAN) is a comprehensive Community Engagement initiative with a vision to ensure that every child is prepared with the necessary physical, emotional, social, language, literacy, and cognitive development for school readiness. The overarching goal of CAN is to narrow the gap of learning for children starting from 0 to 5 years of age.

The road map for achieving this goal includes the following: Community Engagement/Outreach, 500 Stars, Graduate, Undergraduate, High School, & Middle School, Science Café’s, Nucleating Workshops, Discovery Radio, Communication Hub-Community, Translational Research/Community Participation Research, Community Connectomes & Newsletters, CTSI Insider, Research Match, BMI/CTSI/GSPMC Join Unit CRDW/Databanks, Team Science Research Efforts, Translational Workforce Development and Integrating Special Populations.

CTSI Collective Impact MKE Early Childhood Summit on School Readiness

The CTSI Child Advancement Network (CAN) is pleased to host the CTSI Collective Impact MKE Early Childhood Summit on School Readiness, which will take place from June 10-15, 2019. The series of events focuses on School Readiness and the importance of the first five years to ensure that every child is prepared with the necessary social, emotional, physical, and cognitive skills and capacities for school readiness.

Please share these events and registration links with anyone that you think would be interested. All events are free and open to the public. Limited space is available per event, so register early.

Summit Highlights

Highlights of the CTSI Collective Impact MKE Early Childhood Summit on School Readiness week include the following events.

Community Conversation with Ann Terrell, President Elect of NAEYC

WHEN: June 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WHERE: Medical College of Wisconsin, Alumni Center
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Vroom Stroller Roller Event & Mini Walk

WHEN: June 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
WHERE: Milwaukee Art Museum
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CTSI COLLECTIVE IMPACT MKE: An Early Childhood Summit on School Readiness

WHEN: June 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WHERE: Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West
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No Small Matter Screening and Community Action Plan at MCW

WHEN: June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHERE: Medical College of Wisconsin, Kerrigan Auditorium
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PARTNERS

VersitiChildren's Hospital of WisconsinVA Medical CenterMarquette UniversityMSOEUWM