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Infancy Institute—June 19, 20 & 21, 2018


A 3 day institute for caregivers, teachers, home visitors, trainers, child life specialists, special educators, early interventionists, family child care providers, librarians, and program directors.


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Language Series 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Multiple Pathways to Learning in the Age of Accountability None

Come and re-energize your practice by learning from the experts in the field. They will share multiple ways to create and support social and academic language growth in today's diverse educational settings that include ENL’s (English as a new language) learners as well as those who struggle in their native language.

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Safe & Sound Schools Conference 2018


The Safe and Sound Schools Conference is a day of collaboration and study of Emotionally Responsive Practice. This conference is for elementary schools and early childhood programs that want to make sure that teachers, social workers and administrators have a deep understanding of child development, social and emotional foundations for learning, parent engagement, and mastery of supportive techniques for building a safe and empathic school community.

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2018 Teaching Kindergarten Conference

Where Did the Garden Go? Democracy, Diversity, Dignity & Dewey

April 20, 2018, 4:00-8:30 p.m.
April 21, 2018, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Kindergarten plays a critical and unique role in a child’s life. It is a year filled with discovery, wonder, friendship and creativity - when language, literacy, science and math take on real meaning through play and active learning. Yet, in many classrooms, experiential learning is marginalized as Kindergarten is fast becoming the new first grade. This Conference provides an opportunity for educators to come together and address this challenge.

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