May, 2021 Virtual Event with Deidre Anderson – The Business Case for Pre-K Education


This is for the May, 2021 Virtual Event with Deidre Anderson on May 13, 2021 at 11:15 AM. This is a FREE Zoom-based session.

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Speaker: Deidre Anderson, CEO of United Inner City Services (UICS), has extensive experience in the fields of education, community development, and child welfare. With a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in public administration, she understands how early learning lays the foundation for future academic success. Anderson was named the 2019 Evelyn Wasserstrom Award Recipient for her ongoing efforts to ensure students in Kansas City have equitable access to high-quality Pre-K education. Under Anderson’s innovative leadership, UICS is leading the way in Pre-K education and empowering students and families to reach their fullest potential with creative curriculum additions, expanded partnerships, and state-wide advocacy for early childhood education.

Topic: The Business Case for Pre-K Education.  Deidre will be addressing supporting data, especially regional, that supports Pre-K education being the bedrock of creating a workforce capable of meeting the needs of businesses (in the long term) and maintaining a workforce by considering the quality childcare needs of their employees (in the short term).

Date / Time:  May 13, 2021 between 11:15AM – 12:30PM

Event Sponsor: Abovo, LLC

Event Sponsor: Abovo, LLC

You will be provided with Zoom credentials before the event. Should you have any questions, please contact Rachel Chambers at