We're Heading to Atlanta!

We will be attending the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Annual Conference and Expo November 15 - 18, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia. Stop by and visit us in Booth 1107!

Sponsored Session

Power to the Profession: A Pulse Check
Wednesday Nov. 15, 2017 12:00 - 3:00 pm, Room 211B/212
Rhian Evans Allvin, Karen Ponder, Valora Washington, Shyrelle Eubanks, Bill Hudson, Ruth Schmidt, Debra Murphy, Aaliyah A. Samuel, Sue Russell, Dianna Wallace, Marica Cox Mitchell, Kelly Pollitt

Special Interest Session

"What can I do with the knowledge earned through my studies?" Opportunities in the field
Thursday Nov. 16, 2017 8:00 - 9:30 am, Room 311A, Christine Snyder, Early Childhood Specialist
Panel featuring: Nancy Moretti, Amber Tankersley, Brittney Elmore, Donna Blackburn

HighScope Sessions

Wednesday, November 15

Transforming the early childhood workforce: A national dialogue on next steps in teacher professional development
8:15 - 11:15 am, Room 405A, Cheryl Polk, HighScope President
Panel featuring: Jie-Qi Chen, Davia Franklyn, Aisha Ray, Valora Washington, Joel Zarrow

Scaffolding preschoolers' development of executive functions through planning, following through with plans, and recalling plans
12:00 - 3:00 pm, Room 310B, Shannon Lockhart, Senior Early Childhood Specialist

Thursday, November 16

"I want all the turns!" Involving children in the conflict-resolution process
10:00 - 11:30 am, Room 303B, Kenneth Sherman, Training Specialist
A picture is worth 1000 words: Using visual support in the preschool classroom
3:00 - 4:00 pm, Room 316A, Erica Hill, Early Childhood Specialist
HighScope's COR for Kindergarten: Results of the validation study
4:30 - 6:00 pm, Exhibit Hall A1/A2/A3, Jeff Beal, Senior Research Associate

Friday, November 17

Let's start at the beginning! Writing strong, observation-based anecdotes to assess children's development
1:00 - 2:30 pm, Room 315B, Erica Hill, Early Childhood Specialist
Play IS therapy: Embedding special education goals in an inclusive, active learning environment
3:00 - 4:30 pm, Room 314B, Holly Delgado, Early Childhood Specialist
Continuity of practice: Using kindergarten entry assessments as the bridge
4:30 - 6:00 pm, Exhibit Hall A1/A2/A3, Jeff Beal, Senior Research Associate