Making a Difference in Early Childhood Education - 24th Annual Conference

March 12, 2020

Special Education Early Childhood

         Making a Difference in Early Childhood Education 

24th Annual Conference for Early Childhood and Early Intervention Providers 

       Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA

 8:30-8:45 -         Registration and Networking 
                             Dale Hall Entrance of the Brumbaugh Academic Center.

                             *Note that breakfast will not be served.  Please bring a snack and water bottle if needed.
8:45-9:00 -          Welcome and Remarks
                             Alumni Hall 

9:00-10:30 -        Opening Keynote - Self-Care and Mindfulness Practices
                             Alumni Hall

                             Denise Shugarts, LSW and Tracy Lake, LPN owner of Lake House Wellness, LLC 

10:45-11:45        Choose One Session Option

12:00-13:00         Lunch
                              Ellis Hall

13:15-14:15       Choose One Session Option

14:30-15:30        Choose One Session Option  

You must select three breakout sessions.

There is a $30.00 Fee for Educators outside the TIU 11 service area. 

There is a $10.00 no show fee.

Register

Sessions

Thursday, March 12
8:30 - 8:44am
Registration and Networking -

Dale Hall Entrance of the Brumbaugh Academic Center. 

*Note that breakfast will not be served.  Please bring a snack and water bottle if needed.

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8:45 - 10:30am
Welcome and Remarks and Opening Keynote

Alumni Hall -  Self-Care and Mindfulness Practices

Denise Shugarts, LSW and Tracy Lake, LPN owner of Lake House Wellness, LLC

 

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10:45 - 11:45am
Fitness, Movement, and Fun!

Presented by: Lisa Kruse and Kelly Zurybida, Educational Consultants, TIU11

 Come have some fun learning some unique ways to incorporate and adapt fitness strategies and programming to meet the needs of all children.

 

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10:45 - 11:45am
Get your progress monitoring on!

Presented by: Becky Brady and Taylor Kennedy, EI Teacher/Speech Therapist, TIU11

Progress monitoring is an important tool to help guide your teaching.  Please join us to learn some quick and easy ways to collect data to keep track of the progress being made.

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10:45 - 11:45am
Implementing PBIS in your classroom with Fidelity

Presented by: Lindsay Martsolf, Speech Therapist, TIU11 
This session will discuss the features that are critical to the successful implementation 
of PBIS in your classroom. 
 

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10:45 - 11:45am
Mental Health 101

Presented by: Katee Rook and Kara Williamson, Mental Health Consultants, TIU11

We will differentiate between stress, mental health disorders, and crisis, as well as provide an overview of stress management and relaxation techniques. We will discuss resources that are available in your area and how to access them. 

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10:45 - 11:45am
PHONEMIC AWARENESS: The Skills Your Students Need to Help Them Succeed!

Presented by: Julie Brown and Erin McManamon, Educational Consultants, TIU11

Through Phonemic Awareness daily lessons taught with teacher explicit modeling and scaffold support, students engage in activities teaching early skills such as rhyming and onset fluency, basic skills of blending and segmenting sounds, and working with the complex and advanced skills of adding, and deleting phonemes, and the skills of substituting phonemes.

More
10:45 - 11:45am
Setting up your Classroom or Program for Behavioral Success!

Presented by: Kayla Bell and Leia Reynolds, School Psychologists, TIU11 

The goal of this session is to provide you with information about solving behavioral problems in your classrooms. We will discuss common behaviors that you would like to increase or decrease in the classroom.

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1:15 - 2:15pm
Fitness, Movement, and Fun!

Presented by: Lisa Kruse and Kelly Zurybida, Educational Consultants, TIU11

 Come have some fun learning some unique ways to incorporate and adapt fitness strategies and programming to meet the needs of all children.

More
1:15 - 2:15pm
Get your progress monitoring on!

Presented by: Becky Brady and Taylor Kennedy, EI Teacher/Speech Therapist, TIU11

Progress monitoring is an important tool to help guide your teaching.  Please join us to learn some quick and easy ways to collect data to keep track of the progress being made.

More
1:15 - 2:15pm
Implementing PBIS in your classroom with Fidelity

Presented by: Lindsay Martsolf, Speech Therapist, TIU11 
 

This session will discuss the features that are critical to the successful implementation 
of PBIS in your classroom. 

More
1:15 - 2:15pm
Mental Health 101

Presented by: Katee Rook and Kara Williamson, Mental Health Consultants, TIU11

We will differentiate between stress, mental health disorders, and crisis, as well as provide an overview of stress management and relaxation techniques. We will discuss resources that are available in your area and how to access them. 

More
1:15 - 2:15pm
Setting up your Classroom or Program for Behavioral Success!

Presented by: Kayla Bell and Leia Reynolds, School Psychologists, TIU11 

The goal of this session is to provide you with information about solving behavioral problems in your classrooms. We will discuss common behaviors that you would like to increase or decrease in the classroom.

More
2:30 - 3:30pm
Fitness, Movement, and Fun!

Presented by: Lisa Kruse and Kelly Zurybida, Educational Consultants, TIU11

 Come have some fun learning some unique ways to incorporate and adapt fitness strategies and programming to meet the needs of all children.

More
2:30 - 3:30pm
Get your progress monitoring on!

Presented by: Becky Brady and Taylor Kennedy, EI Teacher/Speech Therapist, TIU11

Progress monitoring is an important tool to help guide your teaching.  Please join us to learn some quick and easy ways to collect data to keep track of the progress being made.

More
2:30 - 3:30pm
Implementing PBIS in your classroom with Fidelity

Presented by: Lindsay Martsolf, Speech Therapist, TIU11 

This session will discuss the features that are critical to the successful implementation of PBIS in your classroom. 

More
2:30 - 3:30pm
Mental Health 101

Presented by: Katee Rook and Kara Williamson, Mental Health Consultants, TIU11

We will differentiate between stress, mental health disorders, and crisis, as well as provide an overview of stress management and relaxation techniques. We will discuss resources that are available in your area and how to access them. 

More
2:30 - 3:30pm
PHONEMIC AWARENESS: The Skills Your Students Need to Help Them Succeed!

Presented by: Julie Brown and Erin McManamon, Educational Consultants, TIU11

Through Phonemic Awareness daily lessons taught with teacher explicit modeling and scaffold support, students engage in activities teaching early skills such as rhyming and onset fluency, basic skills of blending and segmenting sounds, and working with the complex and advanced skills of adding, and deleting phonemes, and the skills of substituting phonemes.

More
2:30 - 3:30pm
Setting up your Classroom or Program for Behavioral Success!

Presented by: Kayla Bell and Leia Reynolds, School Psychologists, TIU11 

The goal of this session is to provide you with information about solving behavioral problems in your classrooms. We will discuss common behaviors that you would like to increase or decrease in the classroom.

More