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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2013

Statewide leaders and child advocates to discuss strategies for helping all South Carolina children succeed

COLUMBIA, S.C. - S.C. DHEC Director Catherine Templeton will join a panel discussion hosted by The Institute for Child Success and Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP), two organizations working to improve access to early childhood care and education across South Carolina.

The panel discussion will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, from Noon-1:30 p.m. at Market Pavilion Hotel, 225 E. Bay St., Charleston, SC 29401.

Panelists include:

  • Catherine Templeton, director, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
  • Chris Bishop, eastern region program developer, Nurse-Family Partnership
  • Dr. Susan Shi, chair, Board of Directors, The Institute for Child Success

Topics:

  • NFP's achievements since launching in South Carolina in 2008
  • ICS's support of NFP and other programs that give South Carolina's children and families access to the resources they need to succeed
  • DHEC's support for early childhood education

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Contact:
Mark Plowden
Communications Director
mark.plowden@dhec.sc.gov
803.898.9518