The conference will be held from 7:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center. Registration is $40 before Feb. 25, then $60 after.
Attendees can participate in sessions and discover ideas to enhance the social and emotional development of children and participate in meaningful learning activities. The theme for this year’s conference is Roaring ’20s: Look How Far We’ve Come. Nearly 600 participants will enjoy an opening keynote presentation and more than 30 breakout sessions during this daylong conference.
Keynote speaker is Lisa Murphy, founder and CEO of Ooey Gooey Inc. Murphy is nationally and internationally renowned for her educational presentations on topics related to early childhood education. She is known for her ability to link hands-on activities to educational standards, her outspoken advocacy, and her commitment to creating child-centered, play-based early childhood environments. Featured presenter is Family Violence Prevention Coordinator for the Marion County Children’s Alliance, Monica Bryant presenting, “The Boogey Man: Not always a child’s imagination.”
Educators may be eligible to receive in-service credit and Continuing Education Units. For more information, contact Bebe Rahaman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-854-2322, ext. 1405.