San Antonio, Texas on September 18th, 2021
This Training is approved by the State of Texas and TECPDS for 5 In-Person Training Hours
This conference is 5 hours (8:00 am to 1:00 pm) and will cover 3 separate training courses. A detailed breakdown of each training is listed below. There is limited seating, so register early! Participants will receive a conference handbook containing all learning materials from each course and an official certificate of completion! The seminar ends at 1:00. Lunch will not be served, but feel free to bring snacks and beverages. Coffee and water will be provided. No refunds are allowed, but substitutions may be permitted. Doors open at 7:00 am, come early for good seats! Our facility partner, Windcrest United Methodist Church, has a beautiful facility located just 15 minutes NE of San Antonio off Hwy 35 and 410. We're sure you'll enjoy this conference!
Masks are NOT REQUIRED if you have been vaccinated against Covid-19
What attendee's are saying about our conferences:
- “My first one with this presenter and will come again.”
- “Well put together!!”
- “Had a lot of good advice and tips that I can use in my classroom.”
- “Enjoyed the speaker and all the helpful tips and ideas.”
- “I have been to many training sessions and this was the most professional I have ever attended.”
- “I loved all the music and tools that I can possibly use for my age group.”
- “Speaker was great and did very well engaging with audience.”
- "My favorite conference so far :-).”
- “I liked the way she got us involved in every class.”
- “Very fun and informative.
- “Great presentation! So happy we came. :-)"
- "Learned many new things.”
We’ve included all of these trainings so you don't need to choose!
A Child's Well-Being: Abuse and Neglect
Childhood abuse and neglect harm many aspects of a child's life. In this training we'll focus on strategies for improving children's well being, methods to maintain healthy standards, and positive behavior reinforcement strategies. We'll discuss the 4 parenting styles and their unique effects on children's growth and development. Finally we'll analyze common abuse and neglect scenarios in small groups.
Obesity Prevention & Implementing Healthy Practices in Early Childhood Education
Attendees will be equipped with statistics and research to help support the what, how, and why benefits of preventing childhood obesity. We will look at the importance of prevention supported by practical tips, and participants will discuss strategies to help support early childhood educators and classroom programs to help optimize exercise and healthy activity through play-based methods.
Understanding and Supporting Special Needs Children in Early Childhood Education
Attendees will learn the different categories of special needs that may be common in children’s development, and how these needs are identified, screened for, and accommodated within our early childhood programs and classrooms.
Mrs. Kristin Miller, M. Ed. has over 18 professional years in the field of education and early childhood. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Carolina, and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University, Austin. She is a registered Master Trainer within the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System.