Power of Preschool

Is universal preschool a posibility in greater Dayton?

Marsha Bonhart hosts The Power of Preschool, a look at the concept of universal preschool, how other cities have successfully mounted initiatives, and what a Preschool Promise program could look like in the Dayton region. 

The Power of Preschool premieres Thursday, November 19 at 8pm on ThinkTV16 with a simulcast online live-stream at http://www.thinktv.org/american-graduate Information about the documentary is available online using the live-stream address.Community leaders and experts in the field of early education discuss the importance of access to quality preschool.

Guests for the discussion include: Dr. Alonzo Patterson, Pediatrician, PriMed Physicians; Mindy Cline, Principal of Primary Village North; Michael Colbert, Montgomery County Assistant Administrator for Development Services; Bob Curry, Partner, Thompson Hine; Dr, Thomas Lasley, Executive Director, Learn to Earn;  Debbie Lieberman, Montgomery County Commissioner;  Jim Spurlino, President and Owner, Spurlino Materials; Dr. Richard Stock, Business Research Group, University of Dayton and Reverend Vanessa Ward, Omega Baptist Church.  The program also features Jennifer Landrum, President and CEO of the Denver Preschool Program.