Omaha Urban Thinkscapes, a project determined to bring playful learning to the heart of our communities, is hosting an Advisory Board Meeting. Engage with project leaders in Omaha and discover how Urban Thinkscapes have impacted similar communities from Dr. Sarah Lytle, Executive Director of the Playful Learning Landscapes Action Network.
We will engage our own playful learning, learn about the science behind these projects, and introduce you to the community process of which we hope you will join.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha has a mask mandate for indoor gatherings, to keep us safe from COVID-19. This is a casual dress event. You will receive a second invitation for our Kickoff event Friday, Oct. 29 at 4:30 p.m. at the Ashton in Millwork Commons.
RSVP by Monday, Oct. 25 to Mollie Stehl: email@example.com.
Dr. Debora Wisneski
Chair of John T Langan Early Childhood Education
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Metro Omaha Raise Me to Read
Director of Transportation and Urban Development
Greater Omaha Chamber
Dr. Sarah Lytle
Sarah Lytle, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the Playful Learning Landscapes Action Network (PLLAN). She comes to PLLAN after a decade at the University of Washington’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, where she was most recently the Director of Outreach and Education. Sarah is an expert in child development and has conducted research on language development and children’s interactions with screen media. She has more than a decade of experience in connecting science to practice, working extensively with parents, early learning providers, and policymakers to promote evidence-based interactions with children.