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W O R K S H O P S - AT - A - G L A N C E LEVEL

AGE GROUP

WORKSHOP

Administration - Other

ADV

Preschool 2-5

Administration Staffing/Management

ADV

College Faculty

TRACK

PRESENTER(S)

CAPACITY

ROOM

Using the CLASS and NAEYC Standard 3A to Promote Awareness, Advocacy, and Action

Kimberly Biddle, Elizabeth FerryPerata, Dawn Jeske

80

SCC Room 319

Adult

Building a Strong Team: Giving and Receiving Feedback and Understanding Team Dynamics

Allison Kinnear

75

SCC Room 316

ADV

Adult

ACCESS and SUCCESS: Increasing College Access and Academic Success for the English Language Learner Workforce – A Collaborative Model

Sue Handy, Julianne Zvalo-Martyn

75

SCC Room 301

Curriculum - Diversity

ALL

Adult

Understanding Personal Culture

Bernadette Towns

90

Hyatt Carmel A/B

Health and Safety

INT

Adults, InfantPreschool

Transforming ECE Region-Wide: The Orfalea Foundation’s Preschool Food and Healthy Habits Initiative for Santa Barbara County

Eric Nelson, Adrianna Foss

120

SCC Room 304-305

Infants and Toddlers

ALL

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

The Two Pillars of the Educaring Approach: Fostering Independence and Interdependence in Infants and Toddlers

Patricia Ryan, Janet GonzalezMena, Gail Nadal

80

SCC Room 302-303

Professional Development

ALL

Adult

Collaboration - Inviting Everyone to the Table: Looking in Our Communities for New Partners in Promoting Quality Early Childhood Education

Wilma Gold, Marilyn Shelton

80

SCC Room 317-318

Professional Development

ALL

Adult

Early Care and Education Certificate (ECEC) Training Model

Shulamit Ritblatt

65

Hyatt Tahoe

Quality/Evaluation Program

INT

Preschool 2-5

The New California Preschool Program Guidelines

Peter Mangione, Laura Bridges

110

Hyatt Golden State A/B

Yong Zhao, PhD

450

Hyatt Regency D-E-F

Thursday, 8:30am-10:00am

Thursday, 10:30am-12:00pm Professional Development

ALL

All

Two Education Paradigms: What Defines a World Class Education Thursday, 1:45pm-3:15pm

Administration - Legal

ALL

All

Keeping Every Child Legally Safe

Michelle McGinnis, ESQ, Veronica Getskow, PhD

70

Hyatt Big Sur A/B

Administration Operations

ADV

Adult

Improve Your Program with a Healthier Environment and Financial Balance

Joe Bonner, Joe Jicha

80

SCC Room 319

Administration - Other

ALL

Adult

Getting to the Heart of Being a Good Leader: Developing Both the Art and Science of Leadership and Supervision of Adults

Ellen Veselack, Cathy Bell

90

Hyatt Carmel A/B

Advocacy/Public Policy

ALL

Adult

Advocating with Passion

Mimi Leach, Catherine Scott, Dayna Turner

75

SCC Room 301

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

ALL

All

The Three Rs of Success: Resilience, Reflection, Relationships

Linda Likins

120

SCC Room 304-305

Kindergarten/Primary

ALL

Ages 4-5

Transitional Kindergarten: Resources to Support Implementation

Nancy Herota, Natalie Woods Andrews

80

SCC Room 317-318

Professional Development

ADV

All

PITC Partners for Quality Presents: Parallel Processes in a Reflective Mentor/Coaching System

Nathan Johnston

65

Hyatt Tahoe

Professional Development

ALL

All

World Class Education: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students

Yong Zhao, PhD

110

Hyatt Golden State A/B

Quality/Evaluation Program

ADV

Ages 0-5

TQRIS in California: Implementing Race to the TopEarly Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) through 17 Consortia

Cecelia Fisher-Dahms

75

SCC Room 316

Thursday, 3:45pm-5:15pm Administration - Other

ALL

All

Inspiring Change Through a Shared Vision (Featured Presentation)

Jennifer Kinkel

90

Hyatt Carmel A/B

Child Development - Brain

ALL

All

We Can Do It, But Only If We Do the Right Things

Laurie Prusso-Hatch

120

SCC Room 304-305

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

INTRO

All

Catch Bullying Behavior Before It Begins

Suzanne Mulcahy

70

Hyatt Big Sur A/B

SCC = Sacramento Convention Center Regency = Hyatt Ballroom

Workshop descriptions begin on page 34.

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W O R K S H O P S - AT - A - G L A N C E TRACK

LEVEL

AGE GROUP

WORKSHOP

PRESENTER(S)

CAPACITY

ROOM

Thursday, 3:45pm-5:15pm (continued) Health and Safety

ALL

All

Minimizing Your Legal Issues by Training Your Team

Veronica Getskow, Michelle McGinnis

65

Hyatt Tahoe

Professional Development

ALL

All

Advocating for Quality: Mentoring ECE Students, Teachers and Administrators

Linda Olivenbaum, Ellen Morrison, Christie Verarde

75

SCC Room 316

Professional Development

INTRO

Adult

Burnout in the Early Childhood Educator: Understanding the Causes – Creating the Solutions

Tom Chiaromonte

80

SCC Room 319

Professional Development

ALL

All

Finding Authentic Success

Jennifer Norris

80

SCC Room 302-303

Professional Development

INT

Adult

Renew Your Passion! Replenish Your Energy, Creativity and Zest for Life

Anna Reyner, MA

110

Hyatt Golden State A/B

Quality/Evaluation Program

ALL

Adult

Step to the Top! The Dynamics and Frameworks of a Child Care QRIS in Los Angeles County

Veronica Montano-Sanchez, Angelica Preciado, Helia Castellon

75

SCC Room 301

Professional Development

ADV

Adult

Who Is Screening the Kids? Preparing Early Childhood Educators for the Frontline

Joannie Busillo-Aguayo, Sloane Burt-Lefkowitz

80

SCC Room 317-318

Sarah Baron, Cathy Yun, PhD

60

SCC Room 105

Friday, 8:30am-10:00am Administration - Other

ALL

Adult

Elementary Educator Beliefs on Developmentally Appropriate Practices: Supports and Barriers for Play

Administration Staffing/Management

ALL

Age 2-8

Invisible Teachers? Men in Adjunct Positions in Early Childhood Education

Paul Morehouse, Mike Kurtz, Larry Norwood, Austin Kurtz, Stewart Smith, Jammar Allen

60

SCC Room 304

Challenging Behaviors

ALL

All

Getting Mad Is Not the Way! Supporting Challenging Behaviors in the Classroom Through Science and Social Emotional Learning Readiness Skills

Jennifer Goins

230

Hyatt Regency B

Challenging Behaviors

INTRO

Preschool 2-5

Tips and Ideas for Supporting Young Military Children Through a Deployment

Jacquelynn Jauregui

80

SCC Room 103

Child Development Language/Literacy

INTRO

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

American Sign Language Combined with Music for Interactive Learning with Infants and Toddlers

Georgia Frawley, Kenneth Frawley

230

Hyatt Regency A

Child Development Language/Literacy

INT

Ages 4-6

Early Informational Text Reading Strategies: TK-First Grade Ensuring That All Children Learn to Read

Ardas Wachter-Grene

90

Hyatt Carmel A/B

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

ALL

All

Differentiated Curriculum: The Key to Working with the Whole Child

Ranjana Bhatnagar

80

SCC Room 319

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

ALL

All

The Little Engine That Could: Teaching Problem Solving Skills and Persistence to Support Social Emotional Development

Lidor Ritblatt

75

SCC Room 316

Children with Disabilities and Special Needs

INT

Ages 0-5

The Challenges of Including Children with Special Needs in the Early Childhood Education: A Toolbox

Roberta Goldberg, PhD, Linda Barker, MA

110

Hyatt Golden State A/B

College Faculty

ALL

Adult

Meeting the English Language Needs of Child Care Providers: How Educational Institutions and Community Organizations Can Collaborate

Marsha Chan, Julaine Rosner

80

SCC Room 302-303

Curriculum - Art

ALL

All

The Hallway Project: Using School-Wide Collaborative Art to Teach and Explore Math, Science, Language, Literacy and Social-Emotional Development

Sari Abrams, Debbie Abeles, Angela Bass, Francine Farkas

150

Hyatt Capitol View

Curriculum Music and Movement

ALL

All

How I Love My Home – Making Music All Around the Home

Doris Harry, Zach Denny

150

Hyatt Regency D

Curriculum Science/Technology

INT

All

Everyday Science and Math

Jean Barbre, Laura McLean

150

Hyatt Regency E

Environments Eco-healthy

ALL

Adult

Asthma-Friendly Child Care: Common Environmental Factors and Asthma in Young Children

Belinda Messenger, Alicia Ross-Beck

80

SCC Room 104

Environments Outdoor

ALL

All

Kinder GARDEN Ready – How to Meet STEM and Literacy Standards Through Gardening in a Play Based Program

Anelia Ivanov, Janet Sedhom

75

SCC Room 301

SCC = Sacramento Convention Center Regency = Hyatt Ballroom

Workshop descriptions begin on page 34.

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TRACK

LEVEL

AGE GROUP

WORKSHOP

PRESENTER(S)

CAPACITY

ROOM

Friday, 8:30am-10:00am (continued) Environments Reggio Emilia

ALL

Ages 3-8

Beauty, Functionality and Development: Constructing Our Learning Space

Shawna Thompson

70

Hyatt Big Sur A/B

Infants and Toddlers

ALL

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

Advocating for Quality Infant Toddler Care, Beyond Babysitting – What Does Research Tell Us About What it Takes?

Sue Shepardson

60

SCC Room 305

Infants and Toddlers

ADV

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

Who Cares for Babies, with What Preparation? Explore What’s Next on the Horizon for Those Working with Infants and Toddlers

Marsha Peralta, Mary Jane Maguire-Fong

150

Hyatt Regency F

Professional Development

INTRO

All

Let’s Take a Walk Through ECE CompSAT

Linda Parfitt, Ruth Fernandez, Tamarra Osborne

65

Hyatt Tahoe

Quality/Evaluation Children

INT

Ages 0-8

Creative Documentation and Portfolio Design

Julie Espinoza, Sandra Mora, Alejandra Chavez

230

Hyatt Regency C

Thomas Moore, PhD

1,800

SCC 306-315

Friday, 10:15am-11:45am Professional Development

ALL

All

Celebrating What We Learn from the Children We Teach

Susan Hedges, PhD

65

Hyatt Tahoe

Friday, 2:00pm-3:30pm Accreditation

INT

Adult

NAEYC Accreditation of Programs for Young Children: Through the Assessor’s Eyes – How Classrooms Are Observed During the NAEYC Site Visit

Administration Staffing/Management

INT

Adult

Brain Compatible Leadership-Preschool Teachers Stress Disorder (PTSD) – How Stress Affects Teaching and Leading

Chantal Lamourelle, Regina Lamourelle

110

Hyatt Golden State A/B

Advocacy/Public Policy

INTRO

All

I’m Just a Teacher: How to Become an ECE Advocate

Sandra Lanz, Claudia Maldonado, Josue Maldonado

70

Hyatt Big Sur A/B

Challenging Behaviors

INTRO

Adult

Positive Descriptive Acknowledgment: Close to Magic! CA CSEFEL (California Collaborative on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning) Teaching Pyramid

Linda Brault

75

SCC Room 316

Child Development Language/Literacy

ALL

All

California’s Spanish Language Resources

Luis Rios, Heidi Mendenhall

80

SCC Room 319

Child Development Physical

INT

Ages 0-7

Transform Storybooks into Yoga and Movement Adventures – Build Fitness, Focus and Self-Regulation

Leah Kalish, Wendy Piret

150

Hyatt Capitol View

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

INT

Ages 4-5

Social Emotional Development: What I’ve Learned from 20 Years of Teaching in Preschool Classrooms

Sandy Jacklin

150

Hyatt Regency D

Children with Disabilities and Special Needs

ALL

All

How Inclusive Practice and Emergent Curriculum Can Work Together to Save Time and Improve Your Program (Featured Presentation)

Todd Wanerman

150

Hyatt Regency F

College Faculty

ADV

Adult

Developing an International/ Intercultural Early Childhood Education Program

Susan Bernheimer, Timothy Sundeen

80

SCC Room 302-303

Curriculum - Diversity

INTRO

Preschool Teachers

Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa – What About Ramadan, Eid and Chinese New Year?

Saima Rafiq

75

SCC Room 301

Curriculum - General

ALL

All

Read Aloud Wow! The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Isabel Baker

230

Hyatt Regency C

Curriculum - Mathematics

INTRO

All

Math Every Day Through Play

Heather Morado

230

Hyatt Regency B

Curriculum Music and Movement

INTRO

Ages 0-8

Creative Dance Through My Body, Mind and Soul

Nancy Ng

80

SCC Room 103

Curriculum Science/Technology

ALL

Preschool to Kindergarten

Embracing the E in STEM/STEAM: Young Children and Beginning Engineering

John Funk

230

Hyatt Regency A

Environments - General

ALL

Adult

ECERS-3: A New, Updated Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale for the 21st Century

Thelma Harms, PhD, Tricia Sifford

150

Hyatt Regency E

Equity and Diversity

ADV

Preschool 2-5

Monolingual Teachers and Bilingual Children: A Close Look At Preschool Dual Language Learners

Sally Durbin, Julie Espinoza

90

Hyatt Carmel A/B

Faith-based ECE

ALL

All

Confident Caregiving: Raising Children Intentionally

Brittney Grimshaw

60

SCC Room 304

SCC = Sacramento Convention Center Regency = Hyatt Ballroom

Workshop descriptions begin on page 34.

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TRACK

LEVEL

AGE GROUP

WORKSHOP

PRESENTER(S)

CAPACITY

ROOM

Friday, 2:00pm-3:30pm (continued) Infants and Toddlers

ALL

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

Perceptual and Motor Development: The Exquisite Ways in Which Children Navigate the World Around Them

Catherine Tsao, Janelle Crossley

80

SCC Room 104

Kindergarten/Primary

ALL

All

Kindergarten to College Writing, Speaking and Writing

Elizabeth Villalpando

80

SCC Room 317-318

Parent/Family Relationships and Support

ALL

Adult

The Best Websites for Supporting Parents

Cammy Purper

60

SCC Room 305

Friday, 4:15pm-5:45pm Accreditation

INTRO

Adult

Why Accreditation Matters: Benefits, Process, Maintaining, Renewal

Gloria Davis (Moderator), Gwen Blackmon, Jacque Sell, Ashley Moritz, Vikki Franklin

65

Hyatt Tahoe

Administration Staffing/Management

ALL

Adult

The Principles and Qualities of Leadership in the Early Care Profession

Rebecca Carreon-Bailey

80

SCC Room 317-318

Challenging Behaviors

ALL

Ages 0-8

Understanding Behavior Through the Lens of Temperament

Rona Renner

230

Hyatt Regency B

Child Development - Brain

ALL

Ages 1-8

Learning Through Music

Galina Zenin

110

Hyatt Golden State A/B

Child Development - Brain

ALL

All

Making Brain Connections Through Movement and Nutrition

David Biles, Tina Danford

150

Hyatt Regency D

Child Development Language/Literacy

ALL

Ages 0-8

Developing Effective Read Alouds for the Early Childhood Classroom: Common Core Standard Text Complexity

Cheryl Filipak

70

Hyatt Big Sur A/B

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

ALL

All

Building Caring Communities in the Classroom: Creating Respectful, Collaborative, Empowered, and Empathetic Children and Adults Working Together Where Learning Blossoms

Joyce Daniels, Gabriel Litsky

80

SCC Room 319

Children with Disabilities and Special Needs

ALL

All

It’s Not Just Peanut Butter! Food Allergy Awareness in ECE Programs

Marcy Davidson

150

Hyatt Regency E

College Faculty

ALL

Adult

Writing About Children: Promoting Skills for Objectivity and Reflection Among Preservice Teachers, Child Care Providers and Parents

Julaine Rosner, Marsha Chan

80

SCC Room 302-303

Curriculum - Art

INTRO

All

It Might Get Messy! Observing and Using Creativity in an Early Learning Environment

Kim Adams

150

Hyatt Regency F

Curriculum - General

INTRO

All

Scribble Color, Draw: Key Readiness Skills Essential for Handwriting Success

Julee Tovias

230

Hyatt Regency A

Curriculum Music and Movement

INT

All

Yogapalooza with Bari Koral: Incorporating Yoga into the Classroom with Music, Activities, Tools and Tips

Bari Koral

150

Hyatt Capitol View

Curriculum Science/Technology

ALL

Ages 0-5

Building Technology Competency Through an Exploration of Project Planning Resources

Sandi Meschoulam, Michelle Houle

75

SCC Room 316

Environments - General

ALL

Ages 0-8

Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children (Featured Presentation)

Lisa Daly, Miriam Beloglovsky

230

Hyatt Regency C

Equity and Diversity

All

All

Panel Discussion on Men in Early Childhood Education – Have Questions, Get Them Answered

Conan McKay, Greg Uba

60

SCC Room 304

Health and Safety

ALL

All

Preschool Food and Healthy Habits: A Whole Center Approach to Supporting Children’s Development Through Activities, Center Policies and Practices

Theresa Embry, Carol Capito

90

Hyatt Carmel A/B

Infants and Toddlers

ALL

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

Ensuring Restorative Sleep for Infants and Toddlers

Karen Schwarzbach, Rebekah Shurtleff-Ainscough

80

SCC Room 103

Parent/Family Relationships and Support

ALL

Ages 0-8

The Expression of Grief in Young Children and the Role of the Early Childhood Educator

Stephanie Carr

60

SCC Room 105

Professional Development

ALL

All

Avoiding Stress – A Strength Based Approach

Steven Erwin

60

SCC Room 305

Quality/Evaluation Program

INT

Adult

Creating Effective Interactions with Children Who Are Guided by Program Assessment Results

Rachel Johnson

75

SCC Room 301

Quality/Evaluation Program

ALL

Ages 0-8

Sonoma County’s Road to Early Achievement and Development of Youth (READY) Project: Bridging Early Childhood Education and K-12

Megan Sirna, Bethany Facendini, Allison Goodwin

80

SCC Room 104

SCC = Sacramento Convention Center Regency = Hyatt Ballroom

Workshop descriptions begin on page 34.

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TRACK

LEVEL

AGE GROUP

WORKSHOP

PRESENTER(S)

CAPACITY

ROOM

Saturday, 8:00am-9:30am Curriculum - Diversity

ALL

Preschool 2-5

Multicultural Diversity Through Music and Movement (Special Presentation)

Joshua Alvarez

270

SCC Room 308

Administration Staffing/Management

ALL

Adult

This Is Going to Blow Your Mind and Change the Way Behaviors Are Handled in Your School Forever

Marjorie Variano

270

SCC Room 307

Challenging Behaviors

INT

All

Understanding the Brain is the Key to Managing Challenging Behaviors

Terri Emberling

270

SCC Room 314

Child Development - Brain

INT

Ages 0-5

Does Behavior Have to Do With the Need to Move?

Christine Roberts

150

Hyatt Regency E

Child Development Language/Literacy

ADV

Ages 0-8

Not Just Words: Why Responsive Interactions Are Key to Closing the Readiness Gap

Janet Thompson, Ross Thompson

110

Hyatt Golden State A/B

Child Development Physical

ALL

All

Celebrating Diversity One Meal At a Time: Our Family Food Plate – Supporting Health and Social Emotional Development in Children Two to Five Years

Lidor Ritblatt

230

Hyatt Regency A

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

INT

All

Arts-Based Mindful Attention: Helping Children Develop Learning Strengths and Pro-Social Capacity

Shamini Dias

90

Hyatt Carmel A/B

Children with Disabilities and Special Needs

ALL

Ages 0-8

Everything You Need to Know About Inclusion: Resources at Your Fingertips

Cindy Arstein-Kerslake

150

Hyatt Regency D

Curriculum - Diversity

All

Preschool 2-5

Early Care and Education in Three Countries: China, Japan, and the United States 幼兒教育在三種文化的實行和發展:中國,日本, 和美國

Yen, PhD Shu-Chen Jenny

65

Hyatt Tahoe

Curriculum - General

ALL

Ages 0-8

The Garden of Eatin’ Project and Center Wellness: Hands-On Curriculum to Develop a Culture of Health for Your ECE Community

Susan Gilmore, Teri Clark

230

Hyatt Regency C

Curriculum Music and Movement

ADV

Adult and Ages 0-8

Singing Together: The What, Why and How of the Community Singing Time

Jacki Breger

80

SCC Room 302-303

Curriculum Science/Technology

ALL

Ages 2-8

BIG OUTDOOR SCIENCE on a Small Budget

Vivian Belmont

270

SCC Room 306

Curriculum Science/Technology

ALL

Ages 0-8

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead -- Brain Appropriate Practices for Children Learning Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math

Regina Lamourelle, Chantal Lamourelle

150

Hyatt Regency F

Environments - Outdoor

ALL

All

Beyond Kindergarten Prep: Communicating and Fostering Whole Child Development and Academic Success Through Nature-Based Outdoor Classrooms

Eric Nelson

270

SCC Room 315

Family Child Care

ADV

Ages 0-5

So You Want to Be a Reggio Emilia Inspired Family Child Care Program – Here’s How

Ansina Green

80

SCC Room 319

Film Festival

ALL

All

Film Theater Event – An Early Childhood Film Festival “The Raising America”

Becky Billing, Fran Chasen (Facilitators)

85

SCC Room 309

Infants and Toddlers

ALL

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

Get Me Out(side) of Here! Designing Low-Cost, High-Quality Outdoor Enviornments for Infants and Toddlers

Tracy Johnson

230

Hyatt Regency B

Infants and Toddlers

INT

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

Let the Babies Play Outside! Preventing Biophobia

Julia Luckenbill

80

SCC Room 317-318

Professional Development

INT

Ages 2-5

CLASS Instructional Support: An Introduction to Improvement Strategies

Erika Flores

70

Hyatt Big Sur A/B

Professional Development

ALL

Adult

Improving Preschool Quality with Multi-Disciplinary Coaching in a High-Stakes Context

Rosa Valdes

75

SCC Room 316

Quality/Evaluation Program

ALL

Ages 0-5

Child Signature Program (CSP): A Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Approach to Quality Early Childhood Education

Donna Escalante, Hazel Naal

75

SCC Room 301

Saturday, 10:00am-11:30am Advocacy/Public Policy

ALL

Adult

Becoming a Stronger Advocate – Nothing to Fear

Becky Billing, Linda Olivenbaum, Michelle Soltero

75

SCC Room 316

Advocacy/Public Policy

ALL

Adult

ECE Facility Design Criteria – Classroom Best Practices Checklist

Kathryn Tama

70

Hyatt Big Sur A/B

SCC = Sacramento Convention Center Regency = Hyatt Ballroom

Workshop descriptions begin on page 34.

30

TRACK

LEVEL

AGE GROUP

WORKSHOP

PRESENTER(S)

CAPACITY

ROOM

Saturday, 10:00am-11:30am (continued) Challenging Behaviors

ALL

All

Victims, Abusers/Bullies, and Survivors: The Dynamics of Self-Esteem in Aggression and/or Violence

Ronald Mah, PhD

150

Hyatt Regency D

Child Development - Brain

ADV

Ages 3-8

Inspiring Executive Function Through Play – The Physiological Basis for Learning (Featured Presentation)

Wendy Piret, Leah Kalish

85

SCC Room 312

Child Development Language/Literacy

ALL

Age 4

Dyslexia and Early Intervention

Kelly English

150

Hyatt Regency F

Child Development Language/Literacy

INTRO

Ages 0-8

Dual Language Learners Best Practices and Resources

Heidi Mendenhall, Laura Bridges, Cecilia Fisher-Dahms

110

Hyatt Golden State A/B

Child Development Physical

ALL

Preschool 2-5

Get Your Motor Running! Fun Physical Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Sharron Krull

270

SCC Room 313

Child Development - Social/Emotional Competence

ALL

Ages 2-8

Compassionate Conflict Resolution: Three Simple Steps to Create Peace in Your Classroom

Cecilia Hilkey, Jason Hilkey

150

Hyatt Regency E

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

INTRO

All

Connecting with Families Through Learning Stories

Claire Boss, Heather Morado

90

Hyatt Carmel A/B

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

ALL

All

Eight Essential Life Skills for Kids and How to Lead a Drum Circle

Norman Jones

270

SCC Room 306

Children with Disabilities and Special Needs

INT

Ages 0-5

Inclusive from the Start: Maximizing Belonging for Children and Family Members

Linda Brault

230

Hyatt Regency C

Curriculum - Art

ALL

Ages 5-8

The ‘A.R.T.S’ – Accessing the Reflective and Transformative Spirit: Intentional and Instructional Design As High-Quality Early Childhood Pedagogy

John Holanda, Maria Teresa Ruiz

270

SCC Room 307

Curriculum - Diversity

ALL

Preschool 2-5

Connecting Activities to Learning Foundations and DRDP 學前教育基礎和兒童發展預期評估

Jen Caroline

65

Hyatt Tahoe

Curriculum Music and Movement

ALL

Ages 2-8

Music and Movement – A Way to Reach the Children with Greg and Steve

Steve Millang, Greg Scelsa

270

SCC Room 315

Curriculum Science/Technology

ALL

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

Integrating STEAM Concepts in Infant and Toddler Environments

Nichole Baumgart, Morgan Ake

120

SCC Room 304-305

Environments Eco-healthy

ALL

Adult

How to Do Green Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting in the Child Care Setting

Vickie Leonard, Belinda Messenger

75

SCC Room 301

Environments - Outdoor

ALL

Ages 0-8

Everything’s Better Outdoors: Activities to Engage Children in the Outdoor Classroom

Lisa Cain-Chang, Ellen Veselack

270

SCC Room 308

Family Child Care

ALL

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

Guiding the Way: Using the California Infant Toddler Program Guidelines to Create High-Quality Family Childcare

Judy Ishiura Walker, Lj Roulet

80

SCC Room 319

Film Festival

ALL

All

Film Theater Event – An Early Childhood Film Festival “Dual Language Learners: Issues in the Field”

Veronica Montano Sanchez (Facilitator)

85

SCC Room 309

Health and Safety

ALL

All

Bringing Zen into Your Day: How Relaxing the Body and Mind Does Wonders for Adults and Children

Becky Roth, Katie Romley

80

SCC Room 317-318

Infants and Toddlers

ALL

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

Is It a Banana, a Phone or a Keyboard? Environments, Materials and Interactions that Support Infant/Toddler Exploration of STEM

Janelle Crossley, Catherine Tsao

80

SCC Room 302-303

Parent/Family Relationships and Support

INT

All

Communicating Concerns with Parents: The Experience of UCLA’s Megan E. Daly Infant Development Program

Lauren Pritchard, Sydney Barnes

230

Hyatt Regency B

Quality/Evaluation Children

INTRO

All

DRDP 2015

Tamarra Osborne, Carolyn Loveridge, Melinda Brookshire

230

Hyatt Regency A

Saturday, 1:00pm-2:30pm Advocacy/Public Policy

ALL

All

Recruiting and Retaining Men in the Field of Early Childhood Education

Anthony Taylor, Steve Egawa, Alexis Walters

80

SCC Room 302-303

Challenging Behaviors

INTRO

Ages 0-8

Coping with Crying: Managing Strong Emotions in Young Children

Heidi Emberling

270

SCC Room 308

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TRACK

LEVEL

AGE GROUP

WORKSHOP

PRESENTER(S)

CAPACITY

ROOM

Saturday, 1:00pm-2:30pm (continued) Center for Social Change

ALL

All

Collaboration: From Ideas to Best Practice, It’s a Slow and Steady Process

Cindy Santa Cruz-Reed (Facilitator)

115

SCC Room 311

Child Development - Brain

ADV

All

Consulting a Speech Therapist: Understanding Neurological Processes in Language Development to Create Language-Based Curricula

LeeAnn Roca, Helen M Davis

110

Hyatt Golden State A/B

Child Development Language/Literacy

ALL

Preschool 2-6

Interactive Storytelling Techniques! Build Literacy Skills and Raise Attention Levels with Felt Boards, Puppets and Props!

Sundrina Kofod, Judy Woodworth

270

SCC Room 313

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

ALL

Ages 0-8

Everyone Deserves a Trophy and Other Parenting Myths of the 21st Century

Christie McPeck, Jeni Gonzalez

150

Hyatt Regency D

Children with Disabilities and Special Needs

INT

Preschool 2-5

Inclusive Preschool and the Big Lift

Sheryl Young

150

Hyatt Regency E

Curriculum - Art

ALL

All

Exploring Strategies for Hands-On Art Activities Through Painting, Drawing and Sculpture to Inspire Self-Expression and Creative Development in Preschoolers

Kristian Klebofski, Michelle Klebofski

230

Hyatt Regency C

Curriculum - Diversity

INT

Ages 3-8

Teasing, Bullying and Prejudice: Strategies for Age-Appropriate Intervention and Prevention

Meg Thomas

230

Hyatt Regency B

Curriculum - General

INTRO

Ages 0-8

The Impact Nutrition Research and Policies and Subsequent Practices Have on Healthy Eating Habits for Young Children

Ani Shabazian, Caroline Soga

150

Hyatt Regency F

Curriculum - Mathematics

ALL

Ages 0-8

ECE Teachers and Preschool Students as Mathematicians

Teresa Gonczy

85

SCC Room 312

Curriculum Music and Movement

ALL

Ages 0-8

Musical Play: A Framework for Integration in Early Care Settings

Amoriza Gunnink

75

SCC Room 316

Curriculum Science/Technology

INTRO

All

The E in STEM: Engineering

Chris Hume, Constant Hine

270

SCC Room 314

Curriculum Science/Technology

ALL

Ages 0-8

Technology in Early Childhood

Jeanette Luedders

75

SCC Room 301

Environments - General

ALL

Ages 0--5

Creating a Yes Environment for Children and Their Teachers: How to Develop Infant, Toddler or Preschool Classrooms That Inspire Success

Teresa Gonsoski

80

SCC Room 317-318

Family Child Care

ALL

Ages 0-5

At Home with Science and Math

Jean Barbre

80

SCC Room 319

Film Festival

ALL

All

Film Theater Event – An Early Childhood Film Festival “Inspiration for Inclusion: Videos from the Voices of Children, Families and Child Care Providers”

Cindy Arstein-Kerslake (Facilitator)

85

SCC Room 309

Infants and Toddlers

ALL

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

It’s Not Just For Big Kids: Infants and Toddlers in the Outdoor Classroom

Cathy Bell

270

SCC Room 307

Infants and Toddlers

ALL

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

Seeing Differently: How Our Vision of the Child Has Shaped the Daily Care and Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers

Polly Elam

270

SCC Room 306

Parent/Family Relationships and Support

INT

Adult

Difficult Conversation with Families: Strategies for Communicating Developmental Concerns Following a Developmental Screening

Suzanne Yockelson

120

SCC Room 304-305

Professional Development

ALL

Adult

Workforce Preparation, Support and Advancement Through CDTC

Patty Scroggins, Gail Brovont

90

Hyatt Carmel A/B

Quality/Evaluation Program

INT

Preschool 2-5

From Traditional to Meaningful: One Preschool’s Story in Transforming a Traditional Program to a Developmentally Appropriate Model (Featured Presentation)

Melissa Pinkham, Bianca Elsensohn, Dyan Reilly

270

SCC Room 315

Quality/Evaluation Program

INTRO

Preschool 2-5

The Implication of Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) in Mandarin-Speaking Preschools 教室品質評估系統應用於中文幼教環境的適用性與 挑戰

Yafen Lo, PhD Yafen

65

Hyatt Tahoe

Cary Larson-McKay (presiding)

60

Hyatt Capitol View

Saturday, 1:00pm-3:00pm Administration

ALL

All

CAEYC Board of Directors Meeting

SCC = Sacramento Convention Center Regency = Hyatt Ballroom

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TRACK

LEVEL

AGE GROUP

WORKSHOP

PRESENTER(S)

CAPACITY

ROOM

Saturday, 3:00pm-4:30pm Center for Social Change

ALL

All

Collaboration: From Ideas to Best Practice, It’s a Slow and Steady Process

Cindy Santa Cruz-Reed (Facilitator)

115

SCC Room 311

Challenging Behaviors

ALL

All

Using Visual Supports and Emotional Literacy to Support Children in Full-Service Child Care

Kimberly Thai, Lauren Sanguinetti

75

SCC Room 316

Child Development Language/Literacy

INT

Ages 0-8

Storytelling: Strategies for Using Story to Enhance Curriculum and Build Community

Petra Fraties

230

Hyatt Regency C

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

INT

Preschool 2-5

The Effectiveness of Bibliotherapy in Preschoolers

Nidia Sanchez-Rico

80

SCC Room 302-303

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

INT

Ages 4-7

Kids’ Own Wisdom: Enliven Children’s Own Ability to Extend “Prescribed” SEL Responses into a Wider Range of Their Own Real Life Challenges

Nini White, Lani Mednick

270

SCC Room 313

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

ALL

All

She Pushed Me! Handling Daily Conflicts: Learn How to RESPOND, Rather Than REACT to Tattling, Name Calling and Aggression

Diana Brown

270

SCC Room 314

Child Development Social/Emotional Competence

ALL

Preschool 2-5

Teacher, Jenna Pushed Me Again!: Ways to Promote and Assess Young Children’s Social and Emotional Development 如何提升和評估幼兒的情緒發展

Linda Lee, PhD

65

Hyatt Tahoe

Curriculum - Diversity

ALL

All

Rethinking a Cultural Classroom

Shalek Chappill-Nichols

230

Hyatt Regency B

Curriculum - General

ALL

Adult

The Ask Again Project – Redefining the Creative and Cognitive Thought of Teaching

Michelle Arant, Jennifer Robinson

120

SCC Room 304-305

Curriculum - Mathematics

INT

Ages 3-5

What’s the Big Deal About Counting?

Cheryl Turner

80

SCC Room 317-318

Curriculum Music and Movement

ALL

Ages 3-8

Create a Peaceful, Productive and Positive Classroom Environment Through the Introduction of YOGA

Sylvia Roth, Glenda Kacev

75

SCC Room 301

Curriculum Science/Technology

ALL

Ages 2-8

Project-Based Learning Every Day for EVERY Child!

Stephanie Lester

270

SCC Room 308

Environments - Outdoor

INTRO

All

Bringing Children Learning with Nature into Small Spaces

Paul Roberts

270

SCC Room 315

Environments Reggio Emilia

INTRO

Preschool 2-5

Holi Hai! Celebrating Community Through Culture

Kim Bourne, Heather Morado

270

SCC Room 307

Equity and Diversity

INTRO

Preschool 2-5

Early Childhood Activities that Honor Families’ Cultures, Promote Child Development, and Improve School Readiness

Susan Shaffer, Nora Morales

150

Hyatt Regency E

Family Child Care

INTRO

Ages 0-12

Before, During and After a Licensing Visit – FCCH Providers

Jude Burden, Sharon Greene

80

SCC Room 319

Film Festival

ALL

All

Film Theater Event – An Early Childhood Film Festival “Consuming Kids – The Commercialization of Childhood”

Becky Billing, Fran Chasen (Facilitators)

85

SCC Room 309

Infants and Toddlers

ALL

Infant/ Toddler 0-3

Infants Make Meaning: Reflective Teaching and Learning with Infants and Toddlers

Mary Jane Maguire-Fong

270

SCC Room 306

Parent/Family Relationships and Support

ALL

Adult

Supporting Powerful Interactions Between Families and Young Children to Promote Early Literacy Learning

Amber Friesen, Catherine Aranda, Kristan Stewart

70

Hyatt Big Sur A/B

Professional Development

INTRO

Adult

Practical Language Tips for Dealing with Toddlers’ Emerging Language and Desires and Fostering Self-Esteem and Responsibility in Preschoolers

Marsha Chan, Julaine Rosner

110

Hyatt Golden State A/B

Quality/Evaluation Program

INT

Preschool 2-5

America’s Next Top Model: A High-Quality Model for Universal Preschool Creates Robust Educational Outcomes

Mariel Kyger

150

Hyatt Regency F

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