Committed to expanding high-quality,
voluntary pre-k in Alabama  

Invest Early Alabama Virtual Film Festival

Hosted by Alabama Association of School Boards, Alabama School Readiness Alliance & Business Council of Alabama, with significant support from the PNC Foundation

Film Festival Schedule:

No Small Matter: 
January 4 – 17, 2021
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Starting at Zero: Reimagining Education in America: 
January 18 – February 2, 2021
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Facebook Live Conversations:

January 29, 2021: “A Better Alabama: Investing in Early Childhood Education and Care”  featuring Commissioner Nancy Buckner of the Alabama Department of Human Resources, State Representative Terri Collins and Secretary Barbara Cooper of the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education. Click here for the recording.

January 19, 2021: “Alabama Solutions for Advancing Early Childhood Education & Care,” featuring Drew Harrell of the Business Council of Alabama, Kim Holt Cochran of The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham, Bob Powers of the ASRA Pre-K Task Force and Catrice Pruitt of the Bold Goals Early Learning Action Network and Stephen Woerner of VOICES for Alabama’s Children. Click here for the recording. 

January 12, 2021: “Why High-Quality Early Childhood Education & Care Matter” featuring Liz Huntley, Attorney, Lightfoot Franklin and White and Co-Founder, The Hope Institute; Rachel Giannini, Featured Teacher, No Small Matter; Willa Kammerer, Director & Co-Producer, Starting at Zero; and Greg Jacobs, Co- Director, No Small Matter. Click here for the recording.

January 5, 2021: “Introducing Early Childhood Education and Care in Alabama,” featuring Dionne Rosser  of Troy University, Lucia Cape of the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Gail Piggott of the Alabama Partnership for Children and Erin Stephenson of PNC Bank. Click here for the recording.

Registration is Closed.