113 127 Aurora Howell,Leticia Pedersen, &Judith Lopez Mendez
The Teacher's Role in Promoting Literacy as a Source of Enjoyment.
Come explore how literacy learning begins with listening and speaking.Through meaningful speech and conversations children learn to organizetheir thoughts and ideas, and construct an understanding of the rules of language.CEU ALL PreK114 128 Julie Wells
Ready, Set, Go! Strategies for Pre-K Readiness, Literacy, and Math.
.Come learn engaging teaching strategies that can be implemented withchildren of diverse abilities and learning styles and foster early academicsuccess in a joyful environment. This session provides a developmentallyappropriate progression of play activities using common multisensorymaterials to promote crucial social, physical, early literacy, and mathfoundation skillsCEU ALL PreK115 129 Clarissa Martinez
Using Observation-Based Assessment Information to IndividualizeChildren's Learning.
Participants will examine the steps of the assessmentcycle and review strategies for seamlessly linking curriculum andobservation-based assessment. Individualizing children’s learning throughthoughtful observation, family conferences, and planning will drive thediscussion.CEUInfant/Toddler All PreK116 131 Dianne Yancey
The Scientific Method for Young Children.
The process of science is whatreally counts. This session will provide participants with an opportunity toexperience seven basic steps of scientific discovery and problem solving.CEU ALL PreK, Afterschool117 302 Brad Kelstrom LCSW
Secondary Trauma & Self-Care.
Considering recent national events, it isessential for educators to be aware of their own secondary trauma. Thishands-on, interactive workshop will provide an overview of what secondarytrauma is and how we can manage it through improved self-care.NAC ALL118 304 UAEYC
I Think I Can: Meeting the Challenges of Continuous ProgramImprovement.
Using a roundtable format, directors of four local NAEYCaccredited early childhood programs will discuss examples of practicalsolutions for meeting quality improvement challenges (e.g. finding funding,staff and family buy-in), respond to questions from participants, and providetime for participants to network and begin a support network.NACCEU Administration119 305 Kellie Baxter
Asthma-Friendly Child Care.
This interactive workshop will help child careadministration and staff understand how to care for children with asthma andcreate an asthma-friendly child care environment using learning activities,case studies, and discussion.NAC ALL120 306Barbara Leavitt &Robin Lindsay
Help Me Grow: Linking Children and their Families to Community BasedResources.
This session will help participants plan a comprehensive, first-level screening program to obtain community based resources for infants,young children, and their families.CEUHomevisitingEarlyInterventionInfant/Toddler ALL PreK121 309Renee Olesen MD,FAAP
Early Brain and Child Development- How do Early Experiences Impactthe Lives of Our Children?
This session will explore these critical questionsfor ensuring the well-being of our children: What is toxic stress? Why do thefirst 1000 days really matter? How can we Build Bridges in our state tominimize toxic stress in the lives of Utah's youngest?CEU All122 311 Melissa Lloyd
Cooking in the Classroom.
This session provides ideas for using cookingactivities in the classroom.Pre-K123 602 Amy Buehler
Handle with Care: Promoting Mental Health and Preventing MentalIllness for Young Children.
Signs of potential mental, emotional andbehavioral disorders are often apparent at very young age. Come learn toidentify risk factors, handle difficult situations, discuss concerns with parents,decide when and how to contact Child Protective Services, and appropriateself-care when caring for others.CEU ALL124 510Encarni Gallardo &Vanessa Abernethy
I Don't Have Time for That! - Taking Control of Your Professional Life.
Being organized and feeling organized are two different things. Thisworkshop includes tips and ideas to organize your values, find your priorities,focus your energy and get more things done.NAC Administration ALL125 511LuCinda Gustavson& Matt McLain
Utah Kids Ready to Read.
Help parents learn how they can get their childready to read using five fun and easy practices: talking, singing, reading,writing and playing.Infant/Toddler All PreK