Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014


Katy Warren,, (206) 291-2021


Photo Opportunity/Media Advisory

Preschool Children to Design Airplanes and Rockets

 To Highlight Importance of Early STEM at Conference


What:             Only 54 percent of Washington’s children have the key math skills they need when they start kindergarten. And, despite the best efforts of our elementary schools, evidence and research suggests that many of these children will never catch up.


On Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014Thrive Washington and the Washington State Association of Head Start and ECEAP will co-host an Early Childhood STEM conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle to encourage parents and child care providers to get their children excited about math and all of the cool jobs that use science, technology, engineering and math.


During the conference, press are invited to photograph 20 preschoolers from a local Head Start program, who will show the adults how much fun they have putting STEM into action. The 3 and 4 year olds will design, build and test their planes, rockets and other flying creations.



When:            Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, 9:30 a.m.


Where:           Museum of Flight, 9404 East Marginal Way S, Seattle


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Katy Warren,, (206) 291-2021