Ken McNeely, President of AT&T California, explains the importance of collaboration with the public sector to create change for our society and the next generation. His message is reinforced by Professor Heckman's research and recommendations.
Ken McNeely, President of AT&T California, explains the importance of social and emotional skills—particularly in the early years of a child's life. Professor Heckman reinforces his message by showing that cognitive skills are important, but character skills are essential.
Ken McNeely, President of AT&T California, knows how to make smart investments—and he knows that the smartest investment his business can make is early in a child's life to maximize resources efficiently and effectively.
Business leaders in Monterey, California, understand that early childhood investments are a critical solution for ensuring their state has a skilled workforce. Professor Heckman explains the importance of the early years—and that skills beget skills.
This is a two-page message framework advocates can use to motivate policymakers and other influentials to invest in quality early childhood education for disadvantaged children. This resource can be used as a guide for crafting persuasive talking points to business leaders, policymakers or other potential advocates. The Message: Nobel Memorial Prize Laureate Professor James Heckman…