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Live Event on December 9, 2020
On-Demand through February 7, 2021

Early Success is Key

A high-quality education in the early grades of K–3 can increase children’s success in reading, writing, and math and set the foundation for student health and success, in later grades and in life.

Providing Trusted Solutions

Join us for this crucial symposium and prepare to delve into what educators need to know to support K–3 elementary students and help them develop the academic and social-emotional skills they need to thrive.

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Certificate Course Program

An optional certificate course program is available to accompany this virtual symposium for just $25. 

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Featured Speakers

Browse the full lineup of speakers and sessions in the symposium program

  • Burton-LeVar_500x611

    Actor, Author, and Philanthropist


    LeVar Burton is an actor, presenter, director, and author. In 2012, he and his team created Skybrary and Skybrary School, a carefully curated, ever-expanding, and interactive library of digital books and video explorations hosted by everyone's favorite storyteller: LeVar Burton himself. Since Skybrary entered the market as the number one educational app, kids have read more than 20 million books and watched more than 20 million videos. Skybrary School has been donated to more than 10,000 Title I schools, with more donations happening each year. It is the go-to, award-winning digital library for parents and teachers to engage young readers and foster a lifelong love of learning. In 2019, Burton donated the Skybrary service to the leading literacy nonprofit organization, Reading Is Fundamental, in hopes of bringing books to millions more kids.

  • Rosproy-Tabatha_500x611

    National Teacher of the Year 2020


    Tabatha Rosproy, a 10-year veteran Kansas teacher, is the first early childhood educator to be named National Teacher of the Year. She teaches preschool for Winfield Early Learning Center (WELC) in Winfield, Kansas. Housed in Cumbernauld Village, a local retirement community and nursing home, her inclusive classroom is an inter-generational program that provides preschoolers and residents with multiple daily interactions and serves special education and typically developing preschoolers in a full-day setting. As the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of school buildings across the country, Rosproy served as a co-chair of the educator task force that helped compile Kansas’s continuous learning guidance. A career preschool educator, Rosproy hopes to bring a voice to the important role early childhood education plays in our society and to highlight the value of social-emotional education at all age levels.


Register online or complete and submit the registration form (PDF).

Registration Policies and Information >

The conference cancellation processing fee does not apply to this event. Cancellation notices must be received in writing by 9:00 a.m. U.S. eastern daylight time on December 8, 2020.

Basic Registration


Access to live symposium (if registered by 9:00am U.S. eastern standard time on December 8, 2020)
Access to archives through February 7, 2021

Registration & Certificate Program


Access to live symposium (if registered by 9:00am U.S. eastern standard time on December 8, 2020)
Access to archives through February 7, 2021
Certificate: Foundations of Student Success in the Early Grades

Certificate Course Program

Symposium Schedule

All times listed for the live symposium are U.S. eastern standard time (EST).

01:00 PM - 01:40 PM

Opening General Session with Tabatha Rosproy

Details to come.

01:50 PM - 02:30 PM

Educational Sessions

02:40 PM - 03:20 PM

Educational Sessions

03:30 PM - 04:10 PM

Educational Sessions

04:10 PM - 05:00 PM

Closing General Session with LeVar Burton

Details to come.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Know Before You Go

We have put together these resources to help you prepare for the online meeting environment.

If you have any questions, please email us.