FALL RIVER – The seeds of success are planted before a child is 5 years old.
A group of educators, business leaders and legislators gathered Friday to discuss how to help them grow.
The Children’s Museum of Greater Fall River and BayCoast Bank organized the Early Childhood Summit, designed to come up with ideas to emphasize the importance of what a child learns before age 5 and to lobby for more money and resources for pre-kindergarten programs.
“The purpose is to educate our business leaders and our legislative leaders on the importance of early childhood education,” said Jo-Anne Sbrega, the executive director of the Children’s Museum.
“The Boston Children’s Museum did this a few years ago. They brought in business leaders to talk about early