When: Friday, February 25, 2022 at 08:30 AM
Where: Virtual in Tucson, AZ
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Details: 16th Annual Business Leaders for Early Education Breakfast Hosted by Women United Click Here to Invest in Early Childhood Education If you wish to support this FREE event with a sponsorship click here for sponsor options. Thank you to all who were able to join us for the Live Virtual Video Premiere! You can use the link above to access the event video. Each year during the Business Breakfast two Literacy Champions are awarded for their success in literacy education. Congratulations to our Winners: Haley Carolin, Keeling Elementary School, 3rd Grade Kristen Kvaran, Tanque Verde Community Preschool Congratulations to our finalists: Shenique Hill, Brichta Infant and Early Learning Center Marcy Wagner, Sahuarita Intermediate School Kevra Rich, Erickson Elementary, Response to Intervention reading specialist Jill Cordova, Butterfield Elementary School, Reading Specialist Jennifer Campbell, Prince Elementary, Reading Intervention Teacher To see the bios for our Winners, Finalists and Reading Specialists, as well as a full list of all nominees, CLICK HERE Thank you to this year's Business Breakfast Sponsors: Last year, more than 700 influential business and community leaders attended Women United’s annual Business Breakfast and helped to raise $113,755 for early childhood literacy. Women United combines the financial power and collective talents of local philanthropic women leaders to address early childhood literacy in our community. Children who read proficiently by the end of third grade are more likely to succeed academically and graduate from high school prepared for college and careers. 1 in 4 children in Pima County are not reaching this crucial benchmark.