Western Education to celebrate major initiative to improve, support and sustain quality of early years programs

Western University has been chosen to lead a major initiative, which will improve, support and sustain quality early year programming utilizing a dynamic and holistic approach.

This new initiative is led by Faculty of Education faculty members Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw and Rachel Heydon.

Pacini-Ketchabaw and Heydon will be joined tomorrow by Associate Vice-President (Research) Juan Luis Suárez and Western Education Acting Dean Perry Klein at a special event to share details with faculty and staff.

Media are invited to attend the event. Interviews with Pacini-Ketchabaw and Heydon are available following the scheduled remarks.

WHEN: Friday, March 23 at 12 p.m.

WHERE: Faculty of Education Building (1137 Western Road), Western University

MEDIA CONTACT: Jeff Renaud, Senior Media Relations Officer, 519-661-2111, ext. 85165, 519-520-7281 (mobile), jrenaud9@uwo.ca

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