n informed people is the basis of, and a necessity for, successful democratic government. The people of the United States are entitled to hear all sides to a question whether it be political, economic, social, racial or religious. -- Burton K. Wheeler

The Burton K. Wheeler Center for Public Policy in Bozeman, MT, promotes the discussion, analysis and eventual resolution of critical issues facing Montana and the region. The Center holds conferences, sponsors research and lectures, publishes conference reports and maintains this Web page for Montanans and others who are seeking solutions to some of today's most pressing issues and problems.

The Center is located at 1102 South 6th Avenue, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717. We welcome your comments and suggestions regarding our activities and conference topics. Please visit us or contact us.

2015 Early Childhood Education Conference Information

The Burton K. Wheeler Center and the Montana State University College of Education, Health and Human Development will host a conference focused on Expanding Early Childhood Education in Montana - Developing Readiness and Enhancing Effectiveness, to be held on Friday, May 15th, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Northern Hotel in Billings, Montana. The conference is open to the public, but registration is required. The conference is designed to help bring participants a greater understanding of the issues affecting early childhood development and education in Montana. The event will include expert panels on central issues critical to stakeholders, as well as opportunities for stakeholders and participants to engage in in-depth discussions about issues affecting their organizations and communities.

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