Sunday, March 2, 2014

Have You Registered for the 2014 Conference?

2014 U.P. Early Childhood Conference

March 21- 22, 2014

Northern Michigan University

Tentative Program:

Friday, March 21, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Jim Gill, Music Play for All Young Children

Friday Workshops*:
Inspiring Music Play for the Classroom
Writing in Preschool? Writing in Preschool!
Raising Mindfulness in Parents/Teachers
Using Visuals to Enhance Learning and Clarify Expectations
CDA Tips, Tricks, and TEACH Support
Math in the Early Childhood Classroom
Take It Outside! Creating and Outdoor Classroom
Multi-tiered System of Support in Early Childhood
Children's Mental Health and the Benefits of Play
Parent Engagement
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, How Does Your SCHOOL Garden Grow?
Medications and Children
Big Body Play
Promoting Interactive Literacy Between Children and Adults
Engaging Infants and Toddlers in Meaningful Ways
Making Sense of Sensory Integration in Early Childhood

Saturday, March 22, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Dan Hodgins

Saturday Workshops*:

Working with the Challenging Child
UPAEYC Learing Fair
Hands-On Learning and Sensory Integration
CDA Tips, Tricks and TEACH support
I'm a Toddler, What Do You Expect? 
Dealing With Difficult Parents
Celebrating Super Hero Play, to Infinity and Beyond!
Something From Nothing: Using Everyday Materials in Your Classroom
The Science of Art and BIG Pictures
Load Up Your Guidance and Discipline Tool Belt!
Creative Ways to Enhance Play Spaces in Family Childcare
HEPA (Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards

*Workshops Subject to Change

Sunday, February 2, 2014