May 2015 Newsletter: Early Care and Education SIG

Our First SIG Meeting

At this year’s annual meeting, time has been allocated for the SIGs
to meet. Unfortunately, the meetings are at the same time. Thus,
participants who are members of more than one SIG, will need to
choose which SIG meeting to attend. Our ECE SIG will meet on
Thursday from 18:15-19:15 PM. Light snacks/drinks will be

We are pleased to have two speakers joining us for our SIG
meeting: Ms. Jennifer MacDougal and Mr. Russ Campbell.
Jennifer is a Senior Program Officer for the North Carolina Blue
Cross and Blue Shield Foundation. Russ is Communications Officer
for the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. Together they will provide
suggestions for successful interaction with external funders.

SIG meeting schedule:
18:15-18:25 Get-Together and Mingle
18:25-18:30 Welcome and Introductions
18:30-18:50 Program:
“Romancing your Funder: What to Say on Your First Date”
Jennifer MacDougal and Russ Campbell


ECE SIG Business Meeting

  • What are the needs of our SIG?

  • Potential speakers for 2016

  • An awards program for 2016?

  • Increasing our membership

Other business 19:05-19:15 Networking

See the file attached for more information.