2018 Early Learning Conference Pre-K-3
We will be six – join us for our sixth annual Statewide Early Learning Conference. This year at the Hilton in Eugene.
This conference energizes and empowers attendees to face changes and gain skills. With over 50 sessions, exciting networking opportunities, and thought-provoking speakers, attendees will leave exhilarated and more prepared to serve students and families. Make plans to join us in Eugene this year.
Ernesto Rodriguez, Director of Early Childhood, West Region, Scholastic - Bio
Wednesday Pre-conference and Thursday Keynote
- Pre-Conference: November 7, 2018, 1:00 to 4:00 - "Talk Matters: Focusing On Meaningful Conversations": Engaging children in meaningful language throughout the day helps to build oral language development.
- Keynote: November 8, 2018 - "An Ounce of Prevention; Catching Kids Early": Two of the most distinguishing features of any literacy initiative is the emphasis on literacy in all of the disciplines and access to literature the entire year. The need to focus attention on foundational literacy and access to books year-round is now more important than ever. Join us for an interactive session on strategies and emphases on propelling your students through the school year.
- Breakout: November 8, 2018 - "PreK Has Always Been an Integrated Learning Environment": In this session participants will discuss the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math (STEAM), and share best practices for integrating STEAM into your PreK classrooms with Literacy being the driving force.