Diana Rauner Visits DuPage County Early Learning Programs
May 25, 2016 9:43 AM -
On Thursday, May 19, the DuPage Regional Office of Education, Wheaton-Warrenville District 200, West Chicago District 33 and Metropolitan Family Services of DuPage welcomed Illinois' First Lady Diana Rauner to DuPage County to learn more about the expansive programming in the area of early childhood education. Dr. Rauner is the President of the Ounce of Prevention Fund, which helps children from low-income families and advocates for early childhood education. Dr. Rauner was greeted by the various partners at West Chicago District 33's main office where Dr. Darlene Ruscitti, DuPage Regional Superintendent; Dr. Charles Johns, District 33 Superintendent; Dr. Jeff Schuler, District 200 Superintendent; Theresa Nihill, Executive Director of Metropolitan Family Services of Dupage; and Marjory Lewe-Brady, District 33 Director of Partnerships/WeGo Together For Kids offered comments on the importance of early learning opportunities in Western DuPage County where, as stated by Dr. Ruscitti, "collaborative partnerships enrich learning for all students and create meaningful family engagement."