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Saturday, November 4, 2017
Holiday Inn Utica 1777 Burrstone Rd
UPDATE 10/2/2017 - AS OF 10/2/17 THIS CONFERENCE HAS REACHED ITS MAXIMUM CAPACITY. PLEASE CONTACT COURTNEY JENNE IF WOULD LIKE TO BE PUT ON THE WAIT-LIST: CAJ88@CORNELL.EDU
The Child Care Council of Cornell Cooperative Extension presents
The 2017 Early Childhood Educators Fall Conference
Featuring Lisa Murphy, M.Ed., Early Childhood Specialist Founder and CEO of Ooey Gooey, Inc.
November 4th, 2017 from 9am to 3:30pm
At the Holiday Inn Utica
1777 Burrstone Rd
Breakfast will be available starting at 8:15am. Participants should arrive NO LATER THAN 8:45AM, since our keynote presentation will begin promptly at 9am.
Breakfast buffet will include coffee, tea and juices, assorted breads, muffins and Danish, fresh sliced seasonal fruit, scrambled eggs, French toast with maple syrup, bacon and home fries. Lunch buffet will include coffee, tea, soda and water with assorted breads, condiments, cheese and meats for creating sandwiches as well as pre-made wraps, salads, chips and cookies.
Registration for this conference is full-day only and will include breakfast, lunch and entry to the following presentations:
"What If Today Was Their Only Day" 9am-10:30am
In this motivational keynote address Lisa shares the powerful story of her first day of school. Through active and engaging storytelling Lisa brings you back to her first day, taking you on a grand tour of Miss Mary’s Nursery School. And, in the style she has become famous for, she shares many observations, lessons and anecdotes about how early childhood has changed along the way. Lisa will share the sights sounds and smells of the place where, at the young age of three, she decided to become a teacher and identifies the how, and why, that one day solidified her decision to become an educator. This inspiring keynote gets participants back in touch with their personal how and why. It gets them excited and gets them thinking: If it WAS their only day, what will they remember?
"OOEY GOOEY® SQUISHY PLOP! Sensory Play for Every Day!" 10:30am-12pm
In addition to being a dynamic presentation of Lisa’s signature high-energy workshop, this one-of-a-kind workshop will supply you with 6 tables of hands-on art, science and sensory play activity ideas as well as the “wolf words” that support their use in your classroom! Participants will be invited to come up on stage and play with the experiences at the end of the demonstration.
Lunch buffet will include coffee, tea, soda and water with assorted breads, condiments, cheese and meats for creating sandwiches as well as pre-made wraps, salads, chips and cookies.
"The Importance of Early Experiences" 1:30pm-3:30pm
During this session Lisa will identify the seven things we need to do with children each day. These seven things make up the foundation that supports the house of higher learning. There is nothing wrong with the “academic” expectations within this house: reading, writing, math… the trouble is that many early childhood educators are being pressured to build a house where there is no foundation. And you do not need to be an architect to know that if you build where there is no foundation, the house will come crashing down! Playing is “getting them ready” and through an investigation of each of the “seven things,” Lisa shows you how. This session has become one of Lisa Murphy’s most popular and oft requested workshops. By making time to create, move, sing, discuss, observe, read and play we are getting children ready not just for kindergarten, but for life!
ATTENTION: Registration for this conference is full-day only and will include breakfast, lunch and entry to all sessions. Registration fees are non-refundable and will be taken on a first-paid first-served basis. The Child Care Council will contact anyone whose registration may be affected by capacity being reached.
Registrants will receive 5hrs credit in OCFS Topic Areas 1 and 3.
Early Bird registration is available until 8/18 and General registration is available until 10/20. IF YOU HAVE NOT REGISTERED BY 10/20, you must contact Courtney Jenne at (315) 223-7850 x230 // firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure that capacity has not been reached. Surcharges will be applied to registrations received after 10/20.
Scholarship funding to participate in this conference may be available through the Educational Incentive Program (EIP)! For more information or to apply for a scholarship, visit www.ecetp.pdp.albany.edu - You may also contact EIP by email at email@example.com or by phone at either (800)-295-9616 or (518) 442-6575. If you do not have a signed EIP award, payment must be submitted with your registration form. Once your grant has been awarded, forward the signed EIP award to us and you will be reimbursed.
ATTENTION FAMILY/GROUP FAMILY DAY CARE PROVIDERS: VOICE CSEA Professional Development Funding is currently not available for trainings after September 30th. Since registration for this conference will be limited, you will need to pay for registration upfront in full to reserve your spot. In the event that CSEA Professional Development funding becomes available again you may be eligible for reimbursement, pending authorization.
THE CHILD CARE COUNCIL HAS SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS TO HELP PAY FOR THIS CONFERENCE IF YOU ARE DENIED EIP AND ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR CSEA FUNDING. CONTACT RICHELLE SINGER FOR INFORMATION (315) 223-7850 X 223
Questions or concerns should be directed to Richelle Singer : (315) 223-7850 x 223 / firstname.lastname@example.org or Courtney Jenne : (315) 223-7850 x 230 / email@example.com
Registration for event is FULL.