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Teaching Kindergarten Conference

  • Dates
    Friday, April 21, 2017 to Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Location
    Bank Street College of Education 610 West 112th Street, New York NY, 10025
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  • Contact
    Joy Lundeen Ellebbane / jellebbane@bankstreet.edu
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Event Description

Where Did the Garden Go? Practice, Policy and Advocacy

With today's focus on pre-K and the elementary grades, Kindergarten continues to be overlooked by the education community. This conference will address the unique and vital role of Kindergarten in the educational life of the child and provide inspiring models of learner-centered classrooms that meet the Common Core State Standards.
Partial scholarships are included. Apply here.

Friday, April 21 from 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Saturday, April 22 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Early bird discount available through March 15!


Keynotes Include:

  • A Meaningful Kindergarten for ALL Children | Dr. Derrick Gay
  • What is Happening to our Children's Garden? Reflections on Kindergarten in a Changing World | Dr. Beverly Falk
Workshops Include:
  • Science Exploration in Kindergarten: Curiosity, Enthusiasm, and a Love of Learning! | Facilitator: Michael Ziemski
  • Storytelling/Story Acting: Bringing Vivian Paley's Methodology into Kindergarten | Facilitator: Suzette Abbott
  • Finding the Courage to Bring Kindness and Compassion Back to the Garden | Facilitator: Kelly D'Addona, Laura Morris, and Dr. Cynthia Paris
Click here for a complete list of workshops and descriptions. This conference is for everyone who is invested in kindergarten: classroom teachers, coaches, administrators, graduate students, faculty, and policy makers.
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