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When:  Saturday, April 4th, 2020 8:00am-2:30pm

Where:  Blue Ridge Community College

Early Bird Registration opens Monday, February 17 at 8:00am

Cost: $25.00 Early Bird   $30 Registration


Opening Session: Susan Butler-Staub

“Connection, Caring, and Commitment: Understanding your worth and advocating for your future as an early educator”


Breakout Sessions (Choose one):

Session 1: Temperament of Infants and Toddlers: Understanding and Supporting Individual Differences ~ Gail Mattingly, Regional Infant Toddler Specialist

Session 2: Partnering with Families to Address Challenging Behaviors: We are all in this together! ~ Cindy Allen, Healthy Social Behavior Specialist

Session 3: Reflecting on School Age Care ~ Jon Williams, Statewide School Age Program Coordinator

Session 4: Adapting Various Leadership Skills to INSPIRE performance ~ Jan Witte, Retired Chief of the Office of Children & Youth, Department of Defense


After lunch dive into the No Small Matter Documentary Screening and Discussion with Lori Barnes, Executive Director at NCAEYC.

For more information or to register, please contact: Heather Erwin, Lead Early Childhood Program Consultant (828) 698-0674 ext. 154