« Back to news list
Madison City PreK A Model for State's Prominence in Pre-K Nationwide

Madison City's First Class PreK Center will be showcased in a film documentary on the importance of early childhood education.
A video team from Harvard University visited Madison's PreK Center today for interviews and footage of kids engaged in learning.
Visiting PreK officials inside the PreK Center
Schools Supt. Robby Parker. MCS At Risk/Grants Coordinator Natalia Dooley, PreK Director Angie Bush, State Childrens Affairs Director Jeanna Ross, Elliot Steinberg from the Saul Zaentz Charitable Foundation

The film is being made possible by the Saul Zaentz Charitable Foundation whose support has a heavy emphasis on PreK programs.
Jeanna Ross, Secretary of Early Childhood Education for the State of Alabama, escorted the visitors today.
Ms. Ross worked for Madison City Schools before accepting the state job in 2012.

Alabama's PreK program is widely considered to be the model for the rest of the nation.

Videographer getting film of kids with their teacher

Videographer getting closeup of kid playing on floor

Schools Superintendent Robby Parker with kid on lap showing a picture



 

School Supplies