Early childhood educators represent many roles -- teaching staff, program administrators, students, researchers and teacher educators. In its 10th year the "For the LUV of Children" Conference builds on a tradition of providing access to the latest ideas for Early Childhood Education professionals in Eastern Montana.
Conference topics will include:
In the morning early childhood teachers discuss how they can support cultural competence by enhancing their circle time routine through shared and diagnostic reading called Interactive Read-A-Louds. Guest speaker, Nanci Moreland, M.ED., from the University of Montana will present "Increasing Cultural Competence through Interactive Read-A-Louds" from 9am-Noon *Approved - 3hrs ECP training.
In the afternoon, participants should come dressed to play as Rebecca Kreilaus, "YogaFit" Instructor, engages conference goers in a hands-on learning experience. Rebecca will demonstrate the use of yoga as a tool to create a unique and engaging learning environment that develops students' mental, physical and emotional wellness from 1:15pm-3:15pm. *Approved - 2hrs ECP training.
Sign up and expand your early childhood knowledge base. Contact Brenda Stockert @ 377-9463, Cost: $10 for the day-lunch is on your own. The conference is scheduled for October 13th on the Dawson Community College campus.