Check out our 2017 Pre-Conference Session Options and Register Today!
Pre-Conference Options: Deepen your professional development experience by including a Pre-Conference Session—choose from 3 exciting options on Thursday, September 14, 8:45 am – 4:00 pm, with a lunch break on your own. Each session offers 5 DCDEE Contact Hour Credits.
PRE-CONFERENCE OPTION 1: Diversity as Strength: Innovative Approaches to Thinking and Connecting
Presented by Enrique Feldman
Get inspired so you can inspire others! This session is designed for professionals working with or on behalf of young children birth through age eight. From Enrique’s original “Brain Games”, to “Love Language Literacy” to “Thinking Like da Vinci” strategies, you’ll leave with concrete, innovative approaches to teaching and learning. LEARN MORE.
PRE-CONFERENCE OPTION 2: You’ve Got the Power: The Importance of Early Childhood Mental Health and Well-being
Presented by Kelli Rushing and Tanya Dennis
The mental health and well-being of the adults in the lives of children has significant impact on their growth and development. Increase your ability to develop and implement a plan that establishes a conscious culture and positive climate supporting these areas. LEARN MORE.
PRE-CONFERENCE OPTION 3: Playful Inclusion—Impactful play for kids of all abilities, all together
Presented by Marbles Kids Museum and National Inclusion Project
In this 5-hour Pre-Conference Session, Marbles staff will share how the power of play inspires imagination, deepens connections, and leads to new discoveries for kids of all abilities—and how children with special needs are no exception. Leave with strategies that empower your team to embrace inclusive practices. LEARN MORE.
REGISTER FOR A PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION as you register for Conference now!