Perry Melton, CEO of Building Blocks Early Education Centers, and Barbara Schiender, Head of Compliance, attended the Kidonomics conference in RALEIGH, NC to discuss the importance of Early Brain Development and the long-term economic impact of not investing in Early Childhood in North Carolina. Mr. Melton works closely with the Partnership for Children (PFC), serving on the PFC Cumberland County Board of Directors, the exceutive board, finance committee, and the chair of the annual Soiree, which is one of the largest fundraisers for early education in the community. He also serves as the representive of the NCLCCA on the NC Pre-K advisory committee in Raleigh. BBEEC works hard to stay on top of the latest research and innovation in early education, early brain development, and government involvement in this arena. If you would like to learn more on this topic, visit the BBEEC website to find the section on Early Brain Development. Linked you will find Harvard’s research on Early Brain Development to learn more you can do to help your child grow and have a successful education and future.