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GG Weisenfeld

The state's point person for early education aims to improve opportunities for tots

By Christine Donnelly

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 07, 2014

~~<p>Georgenne &quot;GG&quot; Weisenfeld moved to Oahu from New York City six years ago seeking a better life for her family, which includes her husband and two children. Satisfied that they made the right move, Weisenfeld is applying her broad experience in the field of early education to help craft a comprehensive pre-kindergarten program in Hawaii &mdash; an investment not only in children and families &quot;but the overall good of the state.&quot;</p>
<p>&quot;Education transforms lives in the most positive ways. We know that. Early education, making sure that children are ready for kindergarten, is a really important element,&quot; said Weisenfeld, who before becoming director of the state's Executive Office on Early Learning (EOEL) six months ago was with Hawaii's P-20 Partnerships for Education, a consortium of the EOEL, the state Department of Education and the University of Hawaii. There she was the P-3 director of learning, focused on improving opportunities for children from birth to third grade.</p>
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Georgenne "GG" Weisenfeld moved to Oahu from New York City six years ago seeking a better life for her family, which includes her husband and two children. Satisfied that they made the right move, Weisenfeld is applying her broad experience in the field of early education to help craft a comprehensive pre-kindergarten program in Hawaii — an investment not only in children and families "but the overall good of the state."

"Education transforms lives in the most positive ways. We know that. Early education, making sure that children are ready for kindergarten, is a really important element," said Weisenfeld, who before becoming director of the state's Executive Office on Early Learning (EOEL) six months ago was with Hawaii's P-20 Partnerships for Education, a consortium of the EOEL, the state Department of Education and the University of Hawaii. There she was the P-3 director of learning, focused on improving opportunities for children from birth to third grade. Login for more...



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