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April 2014 Conferences

April 2 - 4, 2014
Child Care Aware(R) of America 2014 Symposium
Sponsored by Child Care Aware(R) of America
Washington , DC, United States
Phone: 703-341-4100
Web Site:
Child Care Aware® of America’s 2014 Symposium is a three-day event where child care and early education professionals from across the nation will gather to focus on four key categories of our field: Policy, Research, Practice, and Innovation. Symposium participants will learn how to engage policymakers on critical child care issues, leverage cutting-edge research and strategies that will promote quality child care, and discuss the future of child care and early learning in their communities and across the nation.
April 4, 2014
35th Annual Child and Family Development Conference
Sponsored by The Child and Family Development Program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC, United States
Phone: 704 687 8841
Web Site:
35th Annual Child and Family Development Conference “Perspectives: Reviewing Trends, Choosing Priorities,and Impacting Children and Families Locally” This one day annual conference focuses on current trends and issues in Child and Family Development. Attendees have the opportunity to hear two nationally known keynote addresses and choose two breakout sessions. The conference is held in beautiful Charlotte, NC.
April 12, 2014
2014 Directors Leadership Workshop
Sponsored by Integrity Training & Professional Services
Grand Prairie, TX, United States
Phone: 682-465-8486
You are invited to attend the: 2014 Directors Leadership Workshop Saturday, April 12, 2014 8:00 a.m. to Noon Golden Corral 2820 I 20 Frontage Rd Grand Prairie, TX 5 Professional Development Training Hours 4 sessions and 1 self study $20 per attendee (Breakfast must be purchased by each attendee) Agenda 7:30a-8:00a Check In/Breakfast 8:00a-9:00a Minimum Standards 9:15a-10:00a Effective Staff Management 10:15a-11:00a Leadership in Childcare 11:15a –12:00p Business Finances & Mgmt Limited Spaces, please bring lots of cards/flyers for the Networking Opportunities throughout the Workshop Natasha Owoseni, Entrepreneur Educator Master Professional- TX Trainer Registry 682-465-8486 Pre-Registration: PO Box 1175 Mansfield 76063
April 18, 2014
From Punishment to Empowerment: A Workshop for PK-12 Administrators and Faculty
Sponsored by University of La Verne
La Verne, CA, United States
Phone: (909) 448- 4603
Web Site:
Are you tired of classrooms that feel distant? Are you tired of feeling disconnected from your students? Are you ready to create a community of learning that is truly a family? Do you believe that you are meant to do more than teach information? Do you believe that you are truly called to change lives? Donna Porter is a recently retired high school teacher, Certified Conscious Discipline® Instructor, and motivational speaker. In March 2012, Donna was the recipient of the Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher of the Year award which lead to her, and one of her former at-risk students, D.J. Batiste, being featured on CBS nightly news. Changing the culture of the American classroom begins with changing our paradigm of education. Listen as Donna and D.J. share their experiences and motivate educators to believe in a new type of classroom.
April 19, 2014
2014 University of La Verne Institute for Early Childhood Education
Sponsored by University of La Verne
La Verne, CA, United States
Phone: (909) 448- 4603
Web Site:
$35 Registration fee includes: A free gift for participant Continental Breakfast Opening Keynote: Donna Porter & D.J. Batiste, Conscious Discipline® Speakers Change the Life of a Child: Creating a Community of Learning that is truly a Family Break out session Topics Include: Creativity & Social Emotional Intelligence Responsive Classroom: Building Community, Linking Skills to Academic Gains Strengthening Social Emotional Competency through Stories Strategies for Preschool Teachers to Support Children's Self-Regulation Lunch Closing Presentation: Dr. Cindy Cary & Judy Krause, Child Development Faculty, University of La Verne It's in Every one of us: Building Bonds and Connections through Music Door Prize Raffle
April 23 - 25, 2014
How Successful Directors Lead!
Sponsored by Association for Early Learning Leaders
Orlando, Florida, United States
Phone: 1.800.537.1118
Web Site:
Join fellow leaders at the only national conference devoted to serving owners, directors, and administrators dedicated to the early childhood field. Sessions by experts focus on leadership, administration, legal issues, and program quality! Earn CEU administrative credits and celebrate our 30th Anniversary with us at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.
April 25 - 27, 2014
Fourth International Conference on Families with Parental Mental Health Challenges: Addressing the N
Sponsored by UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Berkeley, California, United States
Phone: 604-822-2801
Web Site:
This conference will bring researchers, educators, policy-makers, and providers from across disciplines together with members of the judiciary and those with lived experience. The primary aim is to share knowledge and experience, to advance the rights and highlight the needs of families striving to live well with parental mental health challenges. Related objectives include provision of an interactive forum to discuss common experiences, effective and evidence informed support and advocacy strategies, and contemporary, cutting edge, research.
April 25 - 26, 2014
2014 Early Childhood Education Conference
Sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, Wisconsin, United States
Phone: 715.232.2793
Web Site:
Please join us for our 36th annual Early Childhood Education Conference. Historically, the University of Wisconsin-Stout has provided a program that has included a wealth of developmentally appropriate curriculum ideas for children, from birth to eight years of age. This year we have consolidated the conference into Friday and Saturday sessions with a variety of topics for infant and toddler caregivers, preschool teachers, kindergarten and primary teachers, curriculum specialists, administrators and parents, Exhibitors will be on-site with the latest educational resources, materials and innovative equipment.
April 28 - May 2, 2014
41st Annual National Head Start Conference
Sponsored by National Head Start Association
Long Beach, California, United States
Phone: 7032997518
Web Site:
NHSA’s Annual National Head Start Conference is the nation’s largest gathering of Head Start and Early Head Start professionals. More than 2,500 directors, administrators, managers, teachers, supervisors, parents and policy council members, from hundreds of programs and from every state are “Driven to Make a Difference” and will attend in 2014, in Long Beach, CA.