Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH is a world renowned resource located in Columbus, Ohio for promoting the physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of our kids. Listen in as Dr. Bennett interviews Marcie Rehmar, Director of Community Education at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. As part of that role, she is responsible for the SPARK program, a parent partnership program led by certified early childhood educators. With longitudinal and statewide (Ohio) data that suggests preschoolers who participate in the FREE 12 part SPARK program outperform their peers through 7th grade, this episode brings hope and inspiration for families and educators alike. If you live in Ohio as a parent or you are looking for a an amazing opportunity as an early education teacher, this episode is for you!

Marcie.Rehmar@nationwidechildrens.org

SPARK @nationwidechildrens.org